Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line Construction About: CHP Ardahan deputy Ansar counsel, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway line about the "rail freight in Turkey 6 million tons annually. When the line is finished, the figure will be 26 million tons Hat.
Visiting the activities of his party in Kars to visit Öğüt, told reporters, stopped working on the railway line suggested.
In this regard, 3 country officials should make a budget revision Öğüt, said:
Ü If no budget revision is made, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line may be left without money. rail freight in Turkey 6 million tons annually. When the line is finished, the number will be 26 million tons. Silk Road extending to China when built with iron mesh to Turkey, Kars and will be an important contribution to the Eastern Anatolia Region. "
Original Building and Steel Construction business partnership, 299 to 838 million 4 thousand pounds reward to tender winning BTK railway line construction work on the Turkey side that started in May 2008, 24 July 2008 In Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia presidents with the participation of the official was held a groundbreaking ceremony .
The 185 kilometer line, called the ıl Iron Silk Road, olu will reach Kars by passing through the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku, Georgia, Tbilisi and Ahilkelek. Line will cost $ 450 76 million kilometers of the border will take place in Turkey.
The line is aimed at transporting freight from Europe to China by rail.