Over 3,000 railcars, containers transported via BTK

Fri 12 October 2018 10:31 GMT | 10:31 Local Time

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The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway was held on October 30, 2017 at the Baku International Sea Trade Port

Over 3,000 railcars and containers have already been transported via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway, Trend cited Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Javid Gurbanov as saying on Oct. 12.

Presently, work continues on the railway, where Azerbaijani specialists are also taking part, Gurbanov said.

"It is only left to complete minor work. They are connected, in particular, with the definition of goods, the installation of border customs posts and the solution of other border issues. Work continues, and about 2,000 people are involved in this process. Some 30 percent (about 500) of them are Azerbaijanis. They are high-level specialists," Gurbanov said.

The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway was held on October 30, 2017 at the Baku International Sea Trade Port.

The BTK railway was built on the basis of the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey intergovernmental agreement.

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