The first freight train from China to Europe 6 arrives in Ankara in November

the first train to go from China to Europe in November
the first train to go from China to Europe in November

set out from China, the first freight train to pass to Europe using Marmaray China Railway Express, has entered Turkey via Kars. 6, where the train will reach Ankara Station, will be held in November with the participation of Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turhan.

China Railway Express will start its journey from China via the Caspian Transit Caspian International Transportation Route (TITR).

carrying electronics, with 42 76 cubic meters of load volume of container loaded units made entry to Turkey via Kars railway wagons consisting of. China Railway Express, which is approximately 850 meters long, will be met by Minister Turhan at 6 at 14.30 November.

Within the scope of the Yol One Generation One Way karşılama project, officials from China and regional countries are expected to attend the welcoming ceremony to be held at the historic Ankara Railway Station.

"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 Azerbaijan cooperation opened for business with 30 October 2017 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 an 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 moving freight trains from China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, through Turkey to Kars after Georgia ' reported.

Turhan stated that the train, which will also use Marmaray Tube Crossing over the Iron Silk Road, will pass through Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary and Slovakia and reach Prague.

"The first freight train will go uninterrupted from China to Europe, Marmaray using will go down in history as the first freight train to reach Europe." Said Turhan, said the train's Ahilkelek in Turkey, Kars, Erzurum, Erzincan, Sivas, Kayseri , Kirikkale, Ankara, Eskisehir, Kocaeli, Istanbul (Marmaray) and Kapikule (Edirne) will use the route, he added.

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