set out from China, the first freight train to pass to Europe using Marmaray China Railway Express, has entered Turkey via Kars. On 6 November, when the train will reach Ankara Station, a ceremony will be held with the participation of Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turhan.
China Railway Express will make its journey from China on the Caspian International Transport Route (TITR), which is the Caspian International Transport Route.
carrying electronic components, having a volume of 42 cubic meters of container loading via Kars railway consisting of 76 wagons loaded debuted in Turkey. China Railway Express, which is about 850 meters long, will be met by Minister Turhan on November 6 at 14.30:XNUMX.
Officials from China and the countries in the region are expected to attend the welcoming ceremony to be held at the historical Ankara Station within the scope of the “One Generation One Way” project.
"The train was entered Turkey via Kars"
Minister Turhan, said in a statement, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan with the participation of Turkey, Georgia and opened for business on October 30, 2017 with Azerbaijani cooperation and "Central Corridor" un constitute the most important link in the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) efficient use of the railway line He said that the countries of the region have signed important cooperation.
Kazakhstan-Caspian Sea-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey route in the block container train expeditions of the countries in the region voicing contribute to the strengthening of trade between Turhan, Xi'an of the moving freight train in China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, through Turkey to Kars after Georgia ' He reported that he logged in.
Turhan stated that the train, which will also use the Marmaray Tube Passage over the Iron Silk Road, will reach Prague by passing Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary and Slovakia.
"The first freight train from China to Europe will go down in history as the first freight train to reach Europe using Marmaray." he said Turhan, said the train Ahilkelek in Turkey, Kars, Erzurum, Erzincan, Sivas, Kayseri, Kırıkkale, Ankara, Eskisehir, Kocaeli, Istanbul (Marmaray) and Kapıkule (Edirne), adding it would use the route.