Longest freight train on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway

Image: Azerbaijan RailwaysAzerbaijan Railways

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line connecting Azerbaijan to Turkey saw the longest freight train since its opening on its tracks last week. A 940-metre-long freight train consisting of 82 containers ran from Turkey via Georgia to the port of Baku. This shipment set a new milestone for this developing railway corridor in Western Asia.

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Author: Mykola Zasiadko

Mykola Zasiadko is editor of online trade magazines RailTech.com and RailFreight.com.

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