The Republic of Turkey State Railways Director General Süleyman Karaman, "Kars-Tbilisi-Baku Project attracted to the region of interest in the international position, creating a transport corridor Marmaray'l together from London to Beijing, to turn historical Silk Road to the Iron Silk Road," he said.
Karaman, who stated that they started to establish a logistics center in Palandöken, next to the Organized Industrial Zone in Erzurum, said in a statement that the transports on this route would have a multiplier effect in the development of the regional cities. Kars-Igdir-Nakhchivan-Dilucu line will have an alternative corridor in the international transportation area.
High Speed Train (YHT) lines, Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir and Konya will not stay with, from Edirne to Kars, Trabzon, Antalya will extend to expressing Karaman, said:
"As an example to give Trabzon Erzincan, connecting the south, to be sent to the northern countries of production in the GAP region by sea from northern countries to southern Middle Eastern countries will be able to pass the burden on Turkey. of great importance for the future of Turkey and longstanding Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP) reaches exactly its purpose, it is possible the construction of a railway link between Trabzon with the GAP region. By connecting the Trabzon port to the railway network, it will be the second port with a railway connection in the Black Sea. The main scope of these projects is 2023 in parallel with the 10 targets. It is determined in the Transportation Council. Important decisions were made and the transportation system was mapped. Within this framework, 2023 billion dollars of 14 billion dollars of 350 investment will be made to 45 year by year XNUMX.
KARS-TİFLİS-BAKÜ RAILWAY LINE
Karaman said that there are also important projects for the development of international railway transportation.
"One of them, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, in cooperation with the 'Iron Silk Road' is described as Kars-Tbilisi-Baku Railway Project foundation was laid. The project 265 kilometers in Georgia, including 76 kilometers between the Kars-Ahilkelek 105 kilometers of railways will be built within the borders of Turkey. In Azerbaijan, the 165 kilometer railway will be repaired. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2012. 1.5 million passengers and 3 million tons of cargo are planned to be transported in the first years of the project. Pro
ERZURUM LOGISTICS CENTER
Karaman, Erzurum, the city center loading unloading facility, but especially in bulk cargoes, noise, image and environmental pollution caused by the load of services in the city out of the city has become obligatory to be removed. Karaman, who started to establish a logistics center in Palandöken, next to the Organized Industrial Zone in Erzurum, continued his words as follows:
"These centers, Turkey 437 thousand tons carrying capacity of the logistics sector will be ensured, our country will gain 280 thousand square meters of logistics space. Work has also begun on the establishment of a Logistics Center in Kars for the import and export transportation, especially to the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Turkish Republics and Iran, which can address Kars and its surroundings. Logistics center will be transported as coal, military goods, fertilizer, feed, container, flour and fuel oil. Said logistics center in Turkey to be granted to 412 thousand tons carrying capacity of the logistics industry, 316 thousand square meters of logistics space will be given to our country. "