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Stadler to President Cars for BTK Railway in September

Stadler to President Cars for BTK Railway in September

Stadler will president cars for Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) Railway in September. According to Railway Gazette, bed wagons will be presented at InnoTrans 2016 exhibition in Berlin. In total, 30 cars will be built for use on BTK. The cars are produced in four categories: standard, comfort, business and restaurant. The cars will …

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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Construction in Georgia Completed

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Construction in Georgia Completed

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway construction is under completion, Javid Gurbanov, head of Azerbaijan Railways JSC, said in an interview with ANS TV channel. As for the construction delay, Gurbanov said that there is too much unforeseen work, additional costs. “The work is being conducted in difficult climatic conditions,” he said. “In …

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Turkey Accelerates Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

Turkey Accelerates Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

Turkey will accelerate Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway construction, – Ahmet Arslan, minister of Transport, Navigation and Communications has declared to the local media. He noted, that today should visit Kars province and see ongoing construction. “The project is important for Turkey and whole region. Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway will provide transformation of Kars province …

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Hyperloop One Tests High-Speed Transport Propulsion System

Hyperloop One Tests High-Speed Transport Propulsion System

Hyperloop, the supersonic transport system proposed by tech billionaire Elon Musk, has taken a tentative step towards reality with the first public test of a prototype propulsion system. One of the companies vying to make the idea a reality, Hyperloop One, which changed its name from Hyperloop Technologies on Wednesday …

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Tbilisi Mayor: Tbilisi Bypass Railway Project will Go on

Tbilisi Mayor: Tbilisi Bypass Railway Project will Go on

Tbilisi Mayor David Narmania assures that the Tbilisi bypass railroad project will be continued definitely. Initially, public discussions will start after the group working on city development general plan submits a due conclusion. “The general plan development group that operates at the city hall will complete the conclusion soon. The …

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Azerbaijan’s Position Allows to Expand North-South Route

Azerbaijan's Position Allows to Expand North-South Route

Azerbaijan’s geographic location will allow expanding the North-South international transport route to the West. This was stated by Economy and Industry Minister Shahin Mustafayev last week. Speaking to local media, the minister said that the North-South transport route will make it possible to realize cargo transportation to Pakistan, India, Central …

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BTK Railway is a Historic Project: Georgian, Azerbaijani, Turkish FMs

The Foreign Ministers of Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey visited the Georgian section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway main line, as part of the trilateral meeting in Tbilisi on Feb.19, Georgian Foreign Ministry’s press service reported. According to the Foreign Ministers of the three countries, it is a project of historic importance …

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Wider Look at Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project

Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, the troika engaged in implementation of giant energy and transport projects, have met in Tbilisi to discuss the progress of construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway. Current problems, railway transportation among the three countries and future prospects of cooperation have also been discussed. The talks held on …

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Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Railway to Be Constructed in 2016

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will be constructed in 2016, Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alper Coskun told reporters Jan. 29. “The technical problems delayed the BTK project implementation,” he said. “But they have already been resolved.” Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is being constructed on the basis of a Georgian-Azerbaijani-Turkish intergovernmental agreement. Azerbaijan allocated …

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BTK Railway to Connect Asia and Europe

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will connect Asia and Europe, Binali Yildirim, the Turkish Minister of Transport, Shipping and Communications, said, TRT Haber TV channel reported Jan. 24. “The railway will be constructed by late 2016,” he said. “This project is important not only for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, but also …

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Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia Decide to Use Combined Transport Route

Iran, Azerbaijan, and Georgia have decided to launch a combined transport route that will consist of maritime, road, and railroad sections, Koroush Ghanbari, a senior expert at Iran’s Ministry of Transport said. The route will take goods from the Black Sea through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Iran to the Persian Gulf …

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