Batumi Kazakhstan railway line opened: Batumi Railway Customs Terminal, which will transport freight between Georgia's Batumi city and Kazakhstan, was put into service with a ceremony attended by Turkish officials.
Batumi Railway Customs Terminal, which will transport freight between Georgia's Batumi city and Kazakhstan, was put into service with a ceremony attended by Turkish officials.
Chairman of Adjara government to Arçil Khabadz, at a ceremony in Batumi Train Station, inaugurated railway terminal, said would provide more contribution to the development of economic relations with Turkey Georgia.
Stating that the terminal will make an economic contribution to the transportation in the region, Khabadze said, "The cost of freight to be transported to the region, Central Asian countries and even to China will be much more economical with rail transport."
Eastern Black Sea Exporters' Association (DKİB) Chairman Ahmet Hamdi Gündoğan emphasized that the railway between Batumi and Kazakhstan will enrich the region's richness.
This railway is the most advantageous for other alternative transportation Gündoğan pointed out, said:
"Turkey and the Black Sea in particular, our major trading partner in terms of our relations with the East, and we provide Georgia's integration in many areas and are developing our new cooperation fields every day to go to the top spot. Batumi-Kazakhstan, that is, the railway network to be opened from the Eastern Black Sea to the Central Asian region, which will be the most important transportation corridor we have opened, will make our region richer. This situation will bring wealth to the people of the country. "
Batumi-Kazakhstan railway network in Turkey with significant reductions in operating costs compared with the transport carriages in Central Asia is expected to occur.