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Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway to open in 2013

By Messenger Staff
Monday, February 6
The proposed railway line between Kars, Turkey, Tbilisi and Baku, Azerbaijan will begin operations on October 29, 2013. It will enable passengers and cargo to connect with a future direct line between Beijing and London. Construction began in 2007, with 68 kilometres of new tracks laid on Turkish territory and 30 kilometres on Georgian territory. The remainder of the tracks were rehabilitated.