BTK and Central Corridor trains, which will block out the first exports to China from Turkey, completed the 2 thousand 323 kilometer road in Turkey, December 08, 2020, at 17.00 reached Kars.
The 754-meter-long train, which was completed at the Kars Train Station, was sent off towards the city of Ahılkelek in Georgia.
Train, 2 thousand 323-kilometer route of 220 kilometers in Georgia as well as in Turkey, 430 kilometers in Azerbaijan, the Caspian Sea, 420 kilometers, 3, 200 thousand 2 kilometers and 100 kilometers in China, totaling 8 thousand Kazakhstan It will travel a thousand 693 kilometers.
Turkey-China Transport in BC
The train, which is scheduled to arrive in Xi'an, China in a total of 12 days, from the first departure point, carries 50 tons of freight (1.400 coolers).
The first export train, which was implemented with the intense efforts of TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ General Directorate, is seen as a very important step for the operation of Marmaray, BTK Railway Line and Middle Corridor at full capacity.
This move by decreased transportation costs and time significantly, and Turkey will increase the competitiveness of both industrialists; Turkey, will become the center of the transit transportation between Asia and Europe.
On the other hand, exports of the first train with other trains from moving towards the direction from China and Turkey, is expected to meet in a friendly and brotherly country Azerbaijan.