First Baku-Tbilisi-Kars freight train reaches Kars

03-11-2017 | 12:03        


The first freight train running along the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway has reached Kars.

According to Sabah newspaper, Director General of Turkish Railways (TCDD), Veysi Kurt attended the ceremony, which was held in this regard. Addressing the event, Veysi Kurt stressed that from Kars the train has already left in the direction of Mersin, this road will take about 40 hours.

The opening of the BTK railway took place in Baku Oct.30.