Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project Will Bring Peace and Prosperity
TCDD, Azerbaijan and Georgia working groups meeting on cargo and passenger transportation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) Railway Project, also known as the Iron Silk Road, was held at the Grand Meeting Hall of the General Directorate of TCDD at 4-5 June 2013.
TCDD Speaking at the opening of the meeting, Deputy General Manager Ismet Duman, Iron Silk Road project, known as the world's largest 100 project is located between the BTK railway project in Azerbaijan, he stated that Georgia and Turkey joining the purpose. Smoke, 76-kilometer section in Turkey, 29 kilometers, he said that they hope will be opened in the year 2014 railroad located in the territory of Georgia.
Marmaray Project and the BTK project to be held in Beijing uninterrupted cargo transportation from London and thus Smoke pointing to become transit transport corridor between Turkey between Europe and Asia, of oil and gas pipelines, as well as to be built between the three countries railway line The region will bring peace and prosperity to its people, he added.
After the meeting prepared by TCDD "Republic of Turkey-Georgia-Azerbaijan Agreement between the Republic on the Establishment of Railway Freight and Passenger Transportation Connection" It was decided to draft presented to the discretion of the relevant ministries.