Marmaray will also connect China and London: The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line Project, which will connect China and London via Marmaray, has reached the final stage.
The final phase of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) Railway Line Project, the construction of which started in 2008 and will connect China and London through Marmaray, has been reached.
Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia Joint Transportation Commission on 29 December 2004 discussed at a meeting in Tbilisi, the foundation in Turkey on 24 July 2008, Azerbaijani and Georgian presidents with the participation of discarded railway line work in the project, despite the heavy winter conditions in Kars continues.
The railway line is planned to be completed in 2015. With the start of the line, one million passengers will be transported in the first place and the products produced by the three countries will be carried.
Kars Governor Günay Özdemir, the last work on the railway line by examining the site with the project manager met with.
The railway line that expresses mixed transport made Erdem, "We're going two lines in Turkey. As of today, we have 550 meters of unperforated tunnel left. We are planning to complete it in March. Work continues in the tunnel on the border of the business. ”
Erdem stated that they made 2 route changes in the project due to the protection of the historical Senger Castle and the landslide where the border tunnel is located.
"ONE MILLION PASSENGERS WILL BE TRANSPORTED IN THE FIRST STAGE YEAR"
Governor Özdemir also pointed out that the BTK Railway Line Project will be put into service at the end of 2015 and stated that the works in this regard are continuing at full speed.
The study focused on the Turkey-Georgia border that expressing Ozdemir, expressed the completion of concreting operations by 40 percent in the tunnel, "Turkey has very little we're shy of a 79-kilometer section of its territory. In total, 700 percent of the $ 83 million project has been completed. This shows that a large part of the project and the actual hard work have been completed, and only the parts related to the manufacturing to be made on it remain ”.
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Özdemir noted that after the completion of the BTK, İpekyolu will be put into operation again, noting that a transportation from Kars to Baku will continue, but a transportation from Beijing to London will continue.