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German Deutsche Bahn to Launch Cargo Transit via Georgian Corridor

Deutsche Bahn will launch cargo transit via Georgian corridor. The first test train of 41 containers will pass South-West route in late November, the Trend.az news portal reports based on meeting between representatives of Georgian and Azerbaijani railway companies and Deutsche Bahn executive director.

The train will be off from Romania, Costanza, and will head to Georgia by sea and reach Azerbaijan by railway. Cargo will continue way to Iran, Gzrvi station, by trucks, and then reach Tehran by train again.

The same meeting discussed cargo transportation from India to Europe via Persian Gulf.

South-West corridor comprises the route – Persian Gulf/India – Iran-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Black Sea-Europe. Cargo will cover this route in 15 days, while sea freight takes 30-40 days.