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First Cargo to Delivers from Turkey to Georgia on New Railway Today

The first cargo will be delivered via Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway from Turkey to Georgia on July 23.

The ceremony on the occasion of the freight arrival will be attended by the CEO of JSC Georgian Railways David Peradze.

A train of five cars departs from the logistics center in the Erzurum region of Turkey to arrive in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital.

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway line is a regional railway directly connecting Kars in Turkey, Tbilisi in Georgia and Baku in Azerbaijan to transport both passengers and cargo freight. Currently, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is working in a test mode. The total estimated cost of the project is $600mln ($422mln excluding infrastructure costs).