Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, major railways in 2019 via Turkey, one from the agenda of the first transit trains to Europe from China expressed that the accompaniment of China's Marmaray and Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line "One Belt One Road "as a result of the connection to the project, with the Asia Europe Turkey, an important transport between the Middle East and Africa" transit corridor, "he said become.
Stating that TCDD Transport Inc. strengthens its cooperation with the countries in the region for the more efficient and efficient use of the “Middle Corridor ile with the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line, Turhan said: He said that he took important steps and increased his transportation day by day.
Turhan, said: "The first stage in Kazakhstan (Kokhsheta a) - Turkey (Mersin) between 4 thousand 700 kilometers from the starting transport, Turkey-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Russia-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan-China and China-Europe continues with destinations. BTK line is running 3 trains per week mutually, since the opening of the BTK line 7 thousand 233 containers and 318 thousand tons of freight transport has been realized. Compared to 2018, the amount of cargo transported in 2019 has tripled. ”