Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan held the Ulaştırma 10. Demiryolu We completed the missing link of a very important chain with the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line, Uluslararası he said at the International Istanbul Transportation Congress and Fair.
The Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Arslan pointed out that the railroads have become a state policy again and said, leşme 1950 is an average 134 mileage a year. From 1950 to 2003, railways have been left to their fate. Total 53 made 945 mileage railway per year. 18 kilometers per year, Yıl he said.
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Arslan, 11 thousand kilometers of the railway network has been renewing approximately 10 thousand kilometers, today, while the new construction work on the 4 thousand kilometers continued, he added.
While making railways; Harbor, organized industrial zones, large factories and large cargo centers pointed out that they attach importance to the Arslan, 5 in different places to continue to work in the construction of a different logistics center, he said.
Regarding the importance of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line, Arslan said, Bak It is a project that concerns all countries on the route from London to Beijing and is complementary to the central corridor. A pride for us and our country. God willing, good luck to our country and humanity. Because we have completed the missing link of a very important chain. Eksik