Work has been completed in the Baku section of the Iran-Azerbaijan railway: Azerbaijan has completed the construction of its own section of the railway line in the North-South transport corridor.
Completed the construction of the 8,5 kilometer railway line from Astara to Iran in the border region of Azerbaijan.
The North-South railway line, which will connect South-East Asia to Northern Europe, made its first attempt with a train including experts.
The delegations led by Cavit Gurbanov and Mohsen Purseid, heads of state-owned companies of Azerbaijan and Iran Railways, held a meeting in the border region.
Nadir Azmammadov, director of the press service of the Azerbaijan Railways company JSC, said that they are working to complete the construction of the railway bridge on the Astarachay river in the border region of Iran and Azerbaijan in a short time.
On September 12, 2000 In St. Petersburg, a North-South international transport corridor construction agreement was signed between Russia, Iran and India. The treaty came into force on 21 May 2002.
The Azerbaijani government joined this agreement in September 2005.