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Silk Road will to Replace the Kars-Akhalkalaki Railway

Dimitri KUmsishviliDimitri KUmsishvili

“The Silk Road will not replace the Kars-Akhalkalaki Railway,” – the First Vice Prime Minister, the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia stated at the Tbilisi Belt & Road Forum. “The Kars-Akhalkalaki Railway represents one of the branches of the Silk Road. It is the line that will …

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Giorgi Gakharia: We have no Fears About Loading of the BTC Railway

Giorgi Gakharia: We have no Fears About Loading of the BTC Railway

“We do not see any risk and have no any fears about loading of the railway,” the Economy Minister declared to Maestro TV. Giorgi Gakharia has called trade traffic as verification. “We should take into trade traffic, numbers between Turkey and Azerbaijan, or even between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. This is …

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Giorgi Kvirikashvili – BTK to Change Existing Economic Realities

The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is the best example of successful implementation of joint strategic projects, said Georgian Prime Minister Georgi Kvirikashvili addressing the official opening ceremony of the BTK railway in Baku Oct. 30, Trend.az reports. He said that the participation of high-level officials from different countries in …

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Railway Connecting to Kutaisi Airport to Start Operate from 2018

Getting to Kutaisi International Airport will be available from March 2018 with the new railway line. According to JSC ”Georgian Railway” information. The project is being implemented in a 24-hour regime meeting the deadline. “We think that the project will be completed by the end of March and the train …

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Working Group on BTK to Convene in Georgia

The next meeting of the working group on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railroad will be held in Georgia on September 27. An Azerbaijani delegation headed by chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Javid Gurbanov has arrived in Tbilisi to participate in the meeting. The heads of railway departments of Azerbaijan and Georgia will …

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Georgia and Azerbaijan to Set up Joint Company

Georgian Railway and Azerbaijan railway company plan to establish a joint company, according to S&P Global Ratings. The joint company will operate in the Georgian section of Baku-Tbilisi-Karsi railroad.  At the same time, the rating company has revised Georgian Railway rating and lowered it to the Outlook of Negative from …

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Azerbaijan to finance half of Iran’s Rasht-Astara railway

Azerbaijan to finance half of Iran’s Rasht-Astara railway

The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (RAI) has said that Azerbaijan will provide Iran with 500 million euros worth of loan for completing the Rasht-Astara railway segment as part of the International North-South Transportation Corridor. “Keeping in mind the mutual benefits of the Rasht-Astara railway for the two countries, the …

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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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