Starting date of 2nd phase of North-South railway route construction announced

15.11.2017,16:47


November 15, Fineko/abc.az. Azerbaijan intends to complete construction of the 1st phase of railway route North-South by the end of December.

Javid Gurbanov, chairman of Azerbaijani Railways (ADY), has claimed that works on construction of railroad Astara (Azerbaijan) - Astara (Iran), a 1.4 km rail line on section in Iran, a cargo handling terminal and possibly a passenger station will finish before the end of 2017.

"Construction within the 2nd phase will begin in the 1st half of 2018 and continue until 2020. Upon completion a 164 km railroad running to Nakhchivan will be put into operation," the ADY chair said.

 

Ключевые слова: North-South Azerbaijani Railways ADY