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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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Turkey to Complete the Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line

 Turkey extended the deadline of constructing Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line until 1st of April, 2017. It has to be noted that Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line construction was launched in 2007. According to the first plan, it was to be completed in 2007. However, the deadlines have been changed.  According the project, length …

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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway To Be Put in Operation Early in 2017

Railway corridor Baku-Tbilisi-Kars will be commissioned in the first quarter of 2017, the Prime Minister of Turkey, Binali Yildirim, said on Tuesday at a joint press conference with his Georgian counterpart, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, held in Istanbul. “The main railway line project Baku-Tbilisi-Kars, which has been implemented jointly by Turkey, Georgia …

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PM: BTK Railway to be Commissioned in 1Q2017

PM: BTK Railway to be Commissioned in 1Q2017

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will be put into operation in the first quarter of 2017, said Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. Yildirim made the remarks during a meeting with his Georgian counterpart Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the TRT Haber news channel reported Dec. 20. The Turkish prime minister noted that the BTK …

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