Samsun Kavkaz Railway Ferry Line 19 opens in February
The facilities built in Samsun Port within the scope of Samsun Kavkaz Railway Ferry Line Project will be opened with a ceremony with the participation of the ministers of the two countries.
Turkey and the facilities in the port of Samsun to the sea-railway combined transportation between Russia, Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim and Russian Transport Minister Maxim. It will be opened with a ceremony on February 19 with the participation of Y. Sokolov.
With the project, wagons with wide track openings, which are loaded to train ferries from Russia's Kavkaz Port, will be brought to Samsun Port. Wheels sets the appropriate Russian wagons on the TCDD out gauge, the facility was established in the port of Samsun, according to the Turkish railway line opening (UIC) will be replaced with wheel sets and cars can be transported in transit to the Middle East and Europe via Turkey.
The Russian wagon loads of unsuitable props for the Turkish State Railways TCDD wagons or transferred to road cars will be shipped to the destination port of Samsun in Turkey. Likewise, the transports in the opposite direction will be made.
With the project, which has an investment cost of 10 million lira, the European, Caucasus, Asian Transport Corridor (TRACECA) corridor will be developed with connections to the ports of Poti in Georgia and Varna in Bulgaria.
creating a combined transport system between Russia and Turkey that would permit a shortening of the reduction of transport costs and transport time project through Turkey, Russia, the Black Sea coast of Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkic Republics and the Scandinavian countries; It will connect the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Central Asia, India and China.
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