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Extending Russia's broad gauge railway to Turkey?

The heads of the railway companies in Russia, Turkey and Azerbaijan have signed a trilateral memorandum on cooperation to develop rail transport.


The memorandum provides for joint action to ensure regular rail traffic along the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars route, the establishment of commercially viable tariffs and the attraction of a new cargo base.


To achieve these goals, the three parties will consider implementing a project to build a second, 1,520 mm broad gauge track alongside the 76 km long Akhalkalaki (Georgia) - Kars railway line in Turkey and a terminal and logistics centre in Kars. (ben)




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