After approximately one month of work, the project will be completed at the end of this month and will be opened to the service of freight and passengers.
Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan said that the tough processes were left behind in the Baku-Kars-Tbilisi (BTK) railway project.
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will be opened at the end of the month
“WE WILL USE ALL COUNTRIES IN THE ROUTE”
Arslan pointed out that all the countries on the route would benefit from the project that will make the railway from London to Beijing uninterrupted and he had the chance to carry loads to many countries from Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Afghanistan and India via these lines.
Arslan emphasized that the project is very important, especially thanked President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, saying “I thank them for giving every kind of support since the beginning and if you have a firm will and a solid posture on your part, you can easily pass these dreams on. . ” .
“CONNECTED WITH MANY COUNTRIES”
Arslan said, “For the test drive, on September 27, the ministers of Georgia and Azerbaijan arrived from Tbilisi on the 27th of September and the entire new line was uninterrupted by the railroad until the end of this month. TCDD and TCDD Transport are also negotiating the necessary cargo connections with many countries and we need to make a connection about 1 year in advance about rail freight cargoes.I hope that there will be transports that we can express with million figures. “