Baku. 3 August. REPORT.AZ/ Today at 10:00 the test container train moving from Shíhézi-Dostyk-Aktau-Alat-Keshla on the territory of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, China and Georgia, arrived in Baku International Trade Port located in Alat settlement of Azerbaijan.
Report informs, on July 28 the train departed from the city of Shíhézi in China.
Running of train was launched jointly by Kazakhstan, China, "
The train carried caustic soda in 82 containers, each weighing 20 tons. Earlier loads such purpose transported by alternative routes for 25-40 days through the ports of Bandar Abbas and Poti.
As part of this project in September of this year is scheduled to launch the second container train on the route of China-Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey.
The event was attended by the ambassadors of China, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, President of JSC "Kazakhstan Railways" Askar Mamin, Director General of "Georgian Railways" Mamuka Bakhtadze and the heads of the Batumi port.