Completed Georgia section of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway construction

Georgian section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway construction is completed: Georgia's Railroad Authority Authority President Mamuka Bahtadze said that the Georgia section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway construction was fully completed and ready for use.
stating that remained of the BTK line construction built only part of Turkey's official line was that they expected to be completed by the end of the year.
Bah The corridor is very important for both countries, and the project can be a few million tons of cargo transport potential, tad said Bahtadze, who said that Georgia and Azerbaijan took very important steps to improve transportation between the Persian Gulf and the Black Sea. With this line in the long run we can transport 10 million tons freight per year.
2016 expected to be available in the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, built to 2007 years in Georgia, carried out between Turkey and Azerbaijan began with international agreements. The total length of the railway line up to 840 km, 1 million passengers and 6,5 million tons per year from the beginning to work at the capacity to carry capacity. The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, built in parallel with the Eurasia Tunel, will provide uninterrupted rail transport from China to Europe.


Source : tr.trend.az


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