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.
Pointing out that TCDD Tasimacilik AS strengthens the cooperation with the countries in the region for the more efficient and efficient use of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line, Turhan, Turhan, on many issues ranging from the organization's flexible goods tariff to simplified customs procedures, high-capacity wagon type. 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. There are 3 trains per week on the BTK line, 7 thousand tons of freight has been transported with 233 thousand 318 containers since the opening of the BTK line. Compared to 2018, the amount of cargo carried in 2019 has tripled. ”