Azerbaijani President views train to run on BTK railway route
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has viewed a passenger train which will run on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line.
At Baku Railway Station, the head of state first familiarized himself with a draft project of the building of Gabala railway station.
President Aliyev then viewed the passenger train which will run on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line.
Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Closed Joint Stock Company Javid Gurbanov noted that running through Turkey and Georgia, a passenger train of ten carriages ordered by Azerbaijan Railways CJSC and made by Swiss Stadler Rail Group, arrived in Azerbaijan on March 29. Prior to this, the train operated in a test mode.
There are nine passenger carriages and a restaurant in the train, AzerTAc reported.
Under the agreement signed by Azerbaijan Railways CJSC and the Swiss Stadler Rail Group ten more trains will be brought to Azerbaijan.