Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line opened

The project of the century “Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway line was opened. A ceremony was held in Baku due to the opening of the line. Speaking at the ceremony, President Erdoğan said: “Today, we are taking very important steps for our future. We connect Asia, Europe and Africa with this project. ” said. After the speeches, the first train expedition was made.

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway is opened on the historical day. A ceremony is held in Baku for the "Iron Silk Road" line. The ceremony is attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikaşvili, the prime ministers of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and many ministers. At the ceremony, Aliyev spoke first and then Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikaşvili.


Speaking at the ceremony and emphasizing the importance of the project, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: Today, we are taking important steps for our future due to the period we are in. We connect Asia, Europe and Africa with this project. Since this project is done effortlessly, exit is valuable. We live in an extremely strategic geography, the heart of the world. The project will contribute to the development of our countries. The project will offer the most advantageous opportunities for shippers. We have offered many services to the public in connection with this project. Construction of the Marmaray high speed train lines is the 3rd bridge we built in Istanbul with a rail system pass over it. We further increased the efficiency and attraction of the Baku Tbilisi Kars railway project. ”


The return of such a line to our region will not only be economic. The project will bring prosperity peacefully, security, stability and social prosperity, and will contribute to the human development of our countries with the mobility of knowledge besides mobility and human mobility.


After the speeches, the first train departed with the first train Erdoğan, Aliyev and Kvirikaşvili and Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan prime ministers together.

Source : I

Günceleme: 19/12/2018 16:49

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  1. This project is the only way to airline's throne in position for the connection between Turkey and Turkey has also given the world over. The current goal should be to connect Baku, Ankara and Mersin with high speed trains in diesel comfort and road conditions.

  2. railway silk road is good It is late but if business is accelerated and inconsequential, it provides material and moral benefits to the country. The normal (1435mm) line between Kars and Baku will provide additional revenue as well as tcdd wagons. This route does not have a wide path (1520 line).