Development of transport and logistics network

Issues of TITR's development discussed in Baku

The issues of the development of the Trans-Caspian international transport route were discussed in Baku.
World27 January , 11:24

The executives of "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy", Turkish State Railways, "Azerbaijan Railways", "Georgian Railway" , "Aktau International Sea Trade Port", Baku International Sea Trade Port, "Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company" and "Batumi Sea Port" participated in the working group meeting of the Coordinating Committee of Trans-Caspian international transport route chaired by Chairman of "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" Askar Mamin, KTZ informed.

During the meeting they discussed the issues relating to the establishment of competitive rates for transportation of goods, formation of complex bets on the organization of container trains on the whole Trans-Caspian international transport route.

In addition, the sides agreed to arrange on the organization of container service from China-Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey with the use of a new railway line Zhezkazgan-Beineu, the volumes of Aktau seaport, as well as being built railway line Akhalkalaki-Kars by creating enabling tariff conditions.

"In spite of the slowdown in the economic activity in the region, the participants developed a number of cooperative actions on achieving the level of traffic through the Trans-Caspian international transport routes at the level of 5.5 million tons of cargo per year", the message reads.