Historic Silk Road Train
Giant Turkey leg of the project is continuing at full speed.
One of the important projects of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project in Turkey. Marmaray'l work together to connect Europe to Asia, Turkey will be opened the road to the Caucasus. When the project called Iron Silk road is completed, Turkey will have a substantial gain in freight transport.
Continuous transportation is aimed by rail from Europe to China. For this purpose, the work on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line, the foundation of which was laid in 2008, continues at full speed. Caucasus to Turkey and from there to Asia within the scope of the project will connect 105 kilometers of new railway is being done. 105 kilometers of new railway is being built under this project 73 kilometers in Turkey and this project brought to life when the total length of the railway will go up to 750 kilometers of Baku will be found.
places where the Turkey leg of the project carried out completely returned to the construction site. Mountains were excavated and huge tunnels were built for the railway built on a double track. On the subject of deputies Kars, Ahmet Arslan "Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project not only for Turkey to Kars, indeed, an important project for the world. Because it will make the railway line from London to Beijing uninterrupted and revive the silk road as an iron silk road, with Marmaray, one of the most important projects in the world. ” said.
It is planned to transfer the freight transport between Europe and Central Asia to the railway.
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line with Turkey will profit significantly from this transport. The other project that makes Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway important is Marmaray.
When the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project, which is of great importance with the Marmaray project, is implemented, a continuous railway network will be provided from London to Shanghai. And so the world will have come to an important point in Turkey freight transport. The iron is aimed at transporting a million passengers a year and a half million tonnes of cargo per year through the silk road.
Source : www.trt.net.tr.