Passenger carriages by rail corridor Baku-Tbilisi-Kars to be arranged from 2018


The official opening of railway corridor Baku-Tbilisi-Kars with participation of presidents of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey will be held on 30 October.

Azerbaijan Railways’ chairman Javid Gurbanov has stated that only cargo transportation will be conducted via the corridor at primary stage.

"Passenger transportation via Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will be carried out starting from next year. Cargo through the corridor will reach Kars for 16-18 hours and passengers for 1-2 hours more," Gurbanov said.