Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) as the most important part of the Iron Silk Road, also called Central Corridor railway line consisting of over 1056 meters out from China has reached 5 blocks from the train to Turkey.
China from the giant train the right way on 20 July in Turkey, Georgia / July 30, 2020 Ahilkelek of 09.00 amounted to Kars acting, Georgia / Ahilkelek Köseköy / Izmit trails to include customs procedures normally instead of 70 hours He completed it in 52 hours and repeated his old record.
The train weighing 01 tons, consisting of 2020 containers arriving at Köseköy at 9.00:50 am on 1.992 August 1.056, has the longest import train feature that passes through the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line with a length of XNUMX meters.
The train, which is loaded with 50 feet of 40 feet containers, mainly includes medical equipment such as electronic equipment and masks, and also 4 containers from Germany and Italy.
China Izmit Transport Will Fall In 10 Days
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars and "Central Corridor" through China (Xi'an) - Turkey (Izmit-Kosekoy) recently plying on the route of the train is planned to complete their average time of 10 days.
100 block trains will be operated between China and Turkey annually and 200 blocks next year
Other targets include operating 100 blocks of trains a year, twice a week, and 200 blocks of trains a year.
China plans to shift 30 percent of its rail freight transport to Europe through Russia to the Middle Corridor. Thus, it referred to as the northern line of China-Russia (Siberia) - 5 Europe realized annually through Belarus thousand 500 train made the move in the first place a thousand years, then it is to be transported through Turkey thousand 500 time it will be said.
Awaiting New Records
TCDD General Directorate of Transportation continues to cooperate with the countries in the region to make BTK and the Middle Corridor (TITR-Trans Caspian International Transport Association) more active in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.
TCDD Tasimacilik reduces customs clearance to 10-15 minutes per train within the scope of “Simplified Procedure” in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce General Directorate of Customs, while BTK ensures the implementation of common tariffs in accordance with market conditions with agreements with route countries. With these regulations, many new records are expected in the increasing freight transport in BTK and the Middle Corridor.
Speed Record Broke with 12 Days
As you will recall, the Trans-Caspian International Transport Corridor Consortium by the Xi'an Intermediate through Köseköy / Izmit (Turkey) organized the third train station until he broke a speed record on two tracks. The train reached Izmit Köseköy Station in 12 days after crossing the Khorgoz-Kazakhstan (Altınkol) border at the Khorgoz (China) crossing point.
While the containers were transported from Baku port to Beyuk Kesik station in Azerbaijan in 24 hours instead of the standard 14 hours, the container train exceeded Turkey in 70 hours instead of the usual 50 hours. In these transports, the average commercial speed in freight transportation increased from 28 kilometers to 42 kilometers.
Some wagons of the 6th and 7th trains departing for Turkey, on the other hand, pass through Marmaray by block trains to Istanbul /Halkalıwill be delivered from there to Europe.