Iron Silk Road to Europe that opens the door to Turkey

Trans-Caspian International Transportation established in February at 2017 to use devam Trans-Caspian Corridor ı, which is an international transportation route that passes through China, Kazakhstan, Caspian Sea water area, Azerbaijan, Georgia and then to European countries. The members of the International Route of the International Association met in Ankara on 15-16 February 2018 for permanent membership of TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ.

The Committee, which forms the basis of the International Union, was established in 2014 to increase the load flow on the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route. Trans-Caspian International Transport Route International Union was established last year with the participation of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia, as well as its members.

The corridor, including the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line, will facilitate transportation from China to Europe, from Russia to South Asia and Africa.

Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Caspian Sea and Chinaden geçecek "Yeni İpek Yolu", Türkiyeto Europe.

On the first day of the meeting, while the Working Groups were discussing the various activities of the association, 16 was signed for the permanent membership of TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ leri Trans-Caspian International Transport Route International Union in February 2018.

According to this; China, Kazakhstan, the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan and Georgia will follow the route of the "New Silk Road to Europe will be the gateway to Turkey.

"Turkey has a say in CORRIDOR"

Making a statement after signing the protocol regarding membership, TCDD Tasimacilik AS General Manager Veysi Kurt noted that the Trans-Caspian transport corridor known as the historical Silk Road stretching from China to Europe forms an important part of the line.

with rail and port authority vessels operating on Corridor consisting of the Caspian Sea along the international authority on Turkey no longer have a voice that drew attention.

Kurt said that in the corridor, international logistics and transportation can now be done, serving a very important hinterland from China to Europe, Russia to South Asia and Africa.

Wolf, 100 million tons of cargo flow through the corridor stating that the ready, the railway line after completion of the logistics service said the transport can take place.


Kanat Alpysbaev, Chairman of the Association, said that the Trans-Caspian corridor was completed with the opening of the Kars-Baku-Tbilisi Railway Line. Drawing attention to the importance of TCDD Tasimacilik AS joining the Union, Alpysbaev noted that it is aimed to increase the load of 2 million tons in the corridor last year to 4 million tons this year.

Turkey's accession to the said target could be reached underlines the Alpysbaev, Turkey voiced-over-year expected 1 million tons of freight moved. Alpysbaev said, “The grain products of Kazakhstan will constitute the bulk of the 4 million tons of cargo to be carried in the corridor in question. And future coal transportation corridors to be used for both metal from Turkey clothing, textiles, construction materials, such as products to be transported, "he said.


Trans-Caspian International Transport Route International Association Deputy Chairman Javid Gurbanov the "Central Corridor", also known as the Trans-Turkey's engagement with the railways said that they are brother countries with permanent membership for the realization of Caspian route.

Europe will be united by pointing to China via Turkey Gurbanov noted that the start of railway transport through Turkey. Gurbanov said that the deficiencies in the corridor will be resolved in time, and that the cooperation will contribute to all member countries. Expressing that his expectation from Trans-Caspian transportation is high, Gurbanov said that they want to increase the amount of cargo carried to 4 million tons in the corridor, which is planned to carry 17 million tons of cargo this year.



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