China's Freight Train Passes to Europe Using Marmaray; The first freight train Chang'an, which will go uninterrupted by using the Marmaray tube crossing from Asia to Europe, continued its journey by passing the Marmaray Ayrılıkçesmesi station in two parts. Due to the length and weight of the Freight Train, it passed through the tunnel in two parts to avoid any problems in the Maramaray crossing. It was learned that the freight train will continue on its way as one piece in Kapıkule again.
China Railway Express 6 The first freight train that will depart from China and pass to Europe by using Marmaray, was sent off on November 2016 from Ankara Station.
Today, the first train is at 04.24 and the second train is at Marmaray Ayrılıkçeşme stop at 05.00 and continued its journey. It was learned that the train passing from Marmaray in two parts will be reunited in Kapıkule and will continue on its way as a single piece.
It attaches special importance to the “One Generation One Way” project, which aims to create a large infrastructure and transportation network by connecting China, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. China Railway Express, which makes its first flight from Baku to Kars on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line, will give a new direction to the world rail transportation.
China Railway Express, which carries the load of electronic products equivalent to 42 trucks, is equipped with 820 containers loaded wagons with a total length of 42 meters; Crossing the 2 continent, the 10 country, the 2 sea, 12 will travel a thousand 11 kilometers a day in 483 kilometers. Countries on the train route; China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The route of the train Ahilkelek Turkey, Kars, Erzurum, Erzincan, Sivas, Kayseri, Kırıkkale, Ankara, Eskisehir, Kocaeli, Istanbul and Agility (Edirne) occurs.
In the area of rail freight between Asia and Europe in Turkey, the central corridor stretching from Beijing to London, and again extends from Kazakhstan to Turkey will become the most important port of the Iron Silk Road.
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line, the cargo transport time between China and Turkey 1 month 12 days, "century project" Marmaray in that it even integrated in the time between the Far East and Western Europe dropped to 18 days.