Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway construction planned to be completed in 2011
31.01.2010 16:29 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway construction is planned to
be completed in 2011. As TRT Russian reported, 2010 project budget was
confirmed at Tbilisi's conference, which hosted representatives of
Georgia and Azerbaijan.

USD 600 million worth Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway construction agreement
was signed on February 8, 2007.

The project aims at providing continuous, safe and fast cargo and
passenger transportation between Asia and Europe through connecting
the railways of the People's Republic of China and Kazakhstan in the
east, through Turkey's Marmaray (Commuter Rail Mass Transit System) to
the European railway system in the west.