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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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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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Construction of BTK Railway Nears Completion

Construction of BTK Railway Nears Completion

The construction of  Baku –Tbilisi – Kars railway project, which promises to bring the entire region closer to Europe, is drawing to a close. Kars Governor Rahmi Dogan said that test rolling of the railway will be implemented in late 2016. A 79 kilometer-BTK railway section stretches through Turkey, while 58 …

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Turkey Completing Construction of its BTK Railway Section

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Eighty seven percent of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway has been constructed in Turkey, Ahmet Arslan, Turkish minister of transport, shipping and communications, said. “The BTK is being constructed on schedule,” the minister said, adding that two bridges are being built over the Kars river. The minister stressed that the BTK …

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