It is the institution that operates the state-owned railway services of Azerbaijan. The Company was established in 1991 under the name of Azerbaijan State Railways (Azarbaycan Dovlət Dəmir Roads) instead of Soviet Railways. The center is located in Baku.
The first railway in Azerbaijan was opened in 1880. Nowadays, Azerbaijan Railways has two fully automatic 12 containers with customized mechanisms and machines and 176 stations, three of which can be supplied with high cargo containers. Railways have a total length of 1,272 km, of which 2,918 km is electrified.
Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway briefly (ICTA), Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, which connects directly to a regional rail line. The line is called “Iron Silk Road..
The railway line, the capital of Azerbaijan bypassing Armenia from Baku through the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi and Ahilkelek extends to the city of Kars in Turkey. The total railroad is 838,6 km and the total cost is 450 million dollars. Km of railway from Azerbaijan's 503, 259 km of Georgia, the 76 km of passes through Turkey. In the first stage, it is aimed to transport 1 million passengers and 6.5 million tons of cargo annually.
In the 2007 Basic thrown line, October 30 2017 history of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi and opened the service with the participation Kvirikaşvili.