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Azerbaijan Issues $632M for Construction of BTK’s Georgian Section

Azerbaijan’s state oil fund allocated $631.79 million as of July 1, 2017 for financing construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway (BTK) project. Under the agreement signed between Azerbaijan and Georgia, the funds were transferred through the International Bank of Azerbaijan to the Marabda-Kartsakhi Railway, which was created for the design, construction, …

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Last Installation Work on BTK Railway Underway in Turkey

Last Installation Work on BTK Railway Underway in Turkey

Last installation work is being carried out on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway in the Turkish province of Ardahan, the country’s media outlets reported July 8. Certain work is being carried out in night time for the early commissioning of the railway, according to the report. The BTK railway is being …

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BTK Railway to Be Ready in August 2017

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will be ready in August 2017, Ahmet Arslan, Turkey’s minister of transport, maritime affairs and communications, said, the country’s media outlets reported June 21. Arslan added that Turkey has almost completed construction of the BTK railway on the country’s territory, but the problem is that a …

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Turkish Section of BTK Railway to Be Ready by Late June

The Turkish section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will be ready by late June 2017, Ahmet Arslan, Turkey’s minister of transport, maritime affairs and communications, said. He made the remarks during the inspection of the BTK railway, which is being built in Turkey’s Kars province, the country’s Ministry of Transport, …

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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Project to Change Region’s Fate – Turkish PM

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) project will change the region’s fate, said Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, who is paying a visit to Georgia. He made the remarks at a joint press conference with his Georgian counterpart Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Tbilisi May 23, APA reported. The Turkish PM expressed his satisfaction with …

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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway to be Operational by End of June

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway, an important ring in the middle corridor of the modern Silk Road, will be operational by the end of June, increasing the connectivity among the regional countries, dailysabah reports. Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan announced that the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway (BTK) Project will be completed …

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BTK Railway to Contribute to Participating Countries’ Economic Growth

Implementation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will contribute to the economic growth of the countries participating in the project, Director General of the InfraNews agency Alexei Bezborodov told Trend May 15. The expert noted that the BTK project’s implementation will increase the cross-border trade and local transit. The BTK railway …

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Opening Ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway (BTK) Will be Held in June

Opening Ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway (BTK) Will be Held in June

The opening ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway (BTK) will be held in late June, Turkish media cited the country’s Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication Ahmet Arslan as saying. Arslan added that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will attend the ceremony. The minister stressed that diesel locomotives will transport cargo …

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BTK Railway Construction Complete by 95%

Construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway has been completed by 95 percent, Turkish media reported Jan 31. The railway’s Turkish section is being built under the supervision of Ahmet Arslan, Turkey’s minister of transport, maritime and communication. The BTK railway is being constructed on the basis of the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey intergovernmental …

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