Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway will be launched by the end of June

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway will be opened by the end of June: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Projectnin Haziran sonu itibarıyla hizmete gireceğini belirterek, "Gerek Çinfrom Kazakhstandan, Türkmenistanmainly from Azerbaijan and Georgia, Central Asiadaki yük hareketi Kars üzerinden, Türkiyewill go to the west and then 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, the loading-unloading operations outside the city will be reported.

After the completion of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project, the Minister stressed that the middle corridor would be completed and 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.




  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.