30 The demand for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line, which started to operate on October 2017, is increasing day by day, while the use of the new generation of national freight wagons produced within the scope of the üret National Train Project ına makes this transportation more efficient and efficient.
Up to now, four trains and two departures, six trains and 101 wagons transported 3.605 tons of cargo to Turkey, Kazakhstan and Turkey.
Cooperation with Austria for BTK
In addition to the countries in the region, the latest cooperation with Austria for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line, which attracted the attention of European railway administrations and companies, was realized.
In December 2017 TCDD Transportation Inc. and Railways (RAIL Cargo) and Azerbaijan State Railways (ADY) signed a memorandum of understanding in order to increase the transport of railways between Europe, the Caucasus and Asia.
TCDD Transportation Inc. General Manager Veysi Kurt, Rail Cargo General Manager Eric Reghter, attended the memorandum of understanding to sign the memorandum of understanding signed by ADY Vice President İkbal Hüseynov, ADY Chairman and the Azerbaijani Railway Minister Cavid Gurbanov.
With the Memorandum of Understanding, the BTK railway line, which is the most economical, fastest, shortest, safest and most favorable in terms of climate between Europe and Asia, is expected to increase the interest of railway companies and companies from other countries in Europe and Asia.