Russian Railways (RJD) in the statement made by the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) with respect to the realization of joint projects, said they see significant potential.
According to the statement made by RJD, company General Manager Oleg Belozyorov and TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun met in Moscow. Parties in the talks, he said increased cargo shipments between Russia and Turkey.
Sputniknewsin the news; Toplam The total volume of freight shipment between the two countries was 2018 million tons in 20.2 over the RJD network. On the other hand in the same year 95 thousand TEU (20 foot equivalent, 6.08 m container) moved between the two countries, this number is more than 22.9 percent compared to the previous.
Common words of the recorded statement Belozyorov seen great potential for projects went on to say: "increasing trade between Turkey and Russia are developing faster. I don't think we still have the potential as railways. We have to realize this potential at the maximum level. ”
In order to realize this potential, the parties arguing that the infrastructure of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars corridor as well as the customs tax incentives should be developed, agreed that this would shorten shipment times, increase the attractiveness of the route and attract the desired amount of shipment volume.
“All of this will contribute to ensuring regular container shipment traffic. This also Turkey, east of the Eurasian corridor will connect the system called "statement Belozyorov and appropriate to değinip well as cooperation within international organizations, the railways field was quoted as saying that should be given special attention to standardization and digitalization.