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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars, on Verge of New Transport Revolution

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars, on Verge of New Transport Revolution

The land transportation corridors linking Asia and Europe are on the verge of re-awakening following centuries of neglect. Silk Road, one of the greatest sagas of human endeavor is being revived in the view of the fast changing world order. The regional neighbors and strategic partners – Azerbaijan, Georgia and …

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BTK Railway to be Ready in September – Minister

BTK Railway to be Ready in September - Minister

Construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will be completed in September, Ahmet Arslan, the minister of Transport, Maritime and Communications of Turkey, said in an interview with TRT Haber TV channel. According to the minister, the work is underway to complete the project on the territory of Georgia. Arslan said that, …

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Details of Turkey-Azerbaijan logistics Project

Details of Turkey-Azerbaijan logistics Project

The logistics center that is being built in Kars as part of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway project will be commissioned in October 2018, Turkey’s Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications told Trend Aug. 7. The project’s cost is estimated at about 94.3 million Turkish liras. According to the ministry, a …

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BTK Railway to Be Commissioned in Autumn

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, a regional rail link project to directly connect Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, will be put into operation in October 2017, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Railway Company reported. Kazakhstan Railways Head Kanat Alpysbaev was informed about this at negotiations during his working visits to Azerbaijan and Georgia. During his …

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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway to Attract Transit Cargo Traffic to Kazakhstan

With the commissioning of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line this year, cargo from China will be transported through Kazakhstan along a shorter route to Turkey and on to Europe. This was said during a working trip to Azerbaijan and Georgia by Kanat Alpysbayev, the head of Kazakhstan’s national railways company Kazakhstan …

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Freight Traffic via BTK to be Doubled After 20 Years – Ministry

Freight Traffic via BTK to be Doubled After 20 Years – Ministry

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway is expected to be commissioned in late August-early September 2017, Turkey’s Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications told Trend. According to the ministry, this project is important not only for Turkey, but for the whole region. “The BTK project will ensure transportation of goods from Central …

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Turkey Seeks to Build an Alternative Road to Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan said that the government wants to create an alternative to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project with a line that will run through Iğdır-Dilucu-Nakhchivan and finally to Iran via Kars. Speaking to Anadolu Agency regarding the Kars-Iğdır-Dilucu-Nakhchivan Railway Project, a branch of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars …

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