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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line to be launched

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line, which will be part of a high-speed rail corridor Europe -Caucasus-Asia, will be launched by the beginning of 2015.

railway2mountainsThe first test train will be launched at the several sections of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line by the end of 2014.

Total volume of investments in building of the railway line amounted to USD$500 million, USD$295 million of which were provided by Turkey. The total length of the rail line is about 105 kilometers, 76 of which passes through the territory of Turkey.

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