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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line the construction of which started on 27 November 2007 was solemnly inaugurated on 30 October 2017. Over 500 kilometres of almost 850-kilometre long railroad line passes through the territory of Azerbaijan. The operation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line which is the shortest and most reliable railroad connecting Europe with Asia led to the increased logistical capacity of Azerbaijan in the “East-West” transport corridor.  

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line which has become an important part of the Eurasian transport map is serving regional peace and stability where it is located.  

Freight transportation volume via Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line (ton)

 

 2018

 2019

 2020

 2021

 1st quarter

 6 527

 21 469

 62 083

 92 095

 2nd quarter

 21 281

 16 321

 95 472

 145 501

 3rd quarter

 22 776

 23 237

 32 441

 

 4th quarter

 16 809

 49 147

 34 948

 

 Total

 67 393

 110 174

 224 944

 

 

Passenger transportation via Baku-Tbilisi-Kars line is expected to start in near future.