Baku Tbilisi Kars Railway to be put into service at the end of June

Baku Tbilisi Kars Railway line
Baku Tbilisi Kars Railway line

Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan stated that the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project will be put into service as of the end of June, and said, “From China, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, especially through Azerbaijan and Georgia, the freight movement in Central Asia will go to the west of Turkey and from there to Europe. ” said.

Minister Arslan, Kars Harakani Airport, Kars Governor Rahmi Doğan, AK Party Kars Deputy Yusuf Selahattin Beyribey, AK Party Kars Provincial President Adem Çalkın were welcomed by some provincial protocols and parties.

Arslan, who visited the Governorship of Kars, stated that they came to Kars to get on-site information about the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway project and to visit the districts.

Explaining that other project works related to transportation in the city are carried out smoothly, Arslan said, “Our General Manager and his colleagues have been doing the necessary work at the construction sites for how many days. In order to open it to business in June, our friends have done the necessary work to avoid any problems and to resolve any problems. There is no glitch in studies. We are pleased to see that the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway project will be put into service by the end of June. Thus, our country will be able to take a share in freight transportation. ” he spoke.

Expressing the completion of the work in the cabinet Minister Arslan, the garment is decorated with Seljuk and Ottoman motifs compatible with Kars culture, he said.

Arslan stated that the loading and unloading operations will be carried out outside the city. Emphasizing that the middle corridor will be completed with the completion of the Baku Tbilisi Kars Railway project, Minister Arslan gave the following information:

“We would like to share with you the pleasure of bringing such an international project, which our President and Prime Minister constantly follows and orders, to the completion stage. Because both from China, both from Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Georgia in particular, in Asia, the Middle freight movement through Kars, Turkey to the west, and from there will go to Europe. This project, whose mobility will complement the middle corridor, was very important to us. Hopefully it will be put into service as of June and we will complete the middle corridor. We will have made it uninterrupted. The world's freight movement will be provided via Turkey. "

Stating that the foundations of the Logistics Center were laid in Kars and the project was followed, Minister Arslan said, “The international freight movement will be based in Kars. It will be a beautiful facility that will distribute to the Middle East and the Black Sea. We are the followers of the project that will both provide freight transfer and enable the products to be produced within the scope of attraction centers to reach the target market. ” he spoke.

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  1. Mr. Secretary.
    1. Black Sea YHT in Samsun-Batumi.
    2. Make sure you do Kars-Nakhcivan DY (from Iğdır and if possible from Kağızman)
    3. Do all the targets of Erzurum-Trabzon (of-tirebolu) DY.

    Then the real value of Baku-Kars will be revealed.