transport in Caucasus

Georgia’s Ricotsky tunnel to be closed at nights

The movement of vehicles along the Ricotsky tunnel connecting Western and Eastern Georgia will be closed at night due to the updating of the automated control system (SKADA), the department of motorways of the Ministry of Regional Development and …

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Fines for ministers to be introduced in Ingushetia

Today, the Ingush authorities supported the proposal of the The General Administration for Traffic Safety of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia to entrust the heads of departments with the duty to pay fines for their subordinates for …

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Lapis Lazuli to provide incentive to develop region

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey signed a major international trade and transport corridor deal on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA-VII) in Ashgabat, which was …

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Kanat Alpysbayev: launch of BTK is significant event

A general meeting of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR) Association's Legal Entities Union is being held in Baku, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reported.   The agenda of the meeting includes …

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New railway station to appear in Grozny

The construction of a new railway station in Grozny with a total area of ​​more than 3 thousand square meters will start next year, the head of the corporate communications service of the North Caucasian Railway - a branch of the Russian Railways …

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Number of road accidents in Georgia decreased by 11%

Number of road accidents in Georgia has decreased, the National Statistic Service reported. Report says that from January to September of 2017 number of road accidents decreased by 11% compared to the same period of previous year. …

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 First BTK freight train arrives in Kars

The first freight train running along the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway reached Kars. The train covered a distance of 856 km in 40 hours, ADY Express, subsidiary of Azerbaijan Railways, said, adding that the first operation …

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Azerbaijani FM: Armenia’s joining BTK possible

Armenia’s joining the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway is possible only after the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said. “Our condition …

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 EU supports Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project

The European Union welcomes the new rail corridor which, coupled with investments, improved infrastructure and logistics coordination will provide better connectivity, new business opportunities and increased trade, the statement of the EU …

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Baku Transport Agency dispels rumors of bus fare rise

Baku Transport Agency has commented on rumors of increase of bus fare by transport carriers. The agency said in a statement that this information is not correct and is not justified. "The bus fare is fixed by the Tariff …

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Romanian airline to launch charter flights to Georgia

Romanian company Blue Air Airline plans to bring Romanian tourists to Georgia with its charter flights from February 2018. The decision was made during the visit of Romanian companies to Georgia that was organised by the Romanian …

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Oman’s Salam Air to launch flights to Georgia

Salam Air, a low-cost airline from Oman, is entering the Georgian market, scheduling the first flights to Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi for June 2018. The flights on the route Muscat-Tbilisi-Muscat will link the two capital cities …

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