Baku, January 23, AZERTAC
The first test train on Ukraine-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-China route has arrived in a ferry terminal of Baku International Sea Trade Port in Alat.
The test train consisting of ten cars and twenty forty-foot containers departed from the Ukrainian Ilichevsk sea port on January 15. The container train reached the Georgian port of Poti on January 20.
From Azerbaijan the train will travel across the Caspian sea to Kazakhstan and then to China.
Representatives of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Ukraine signed a Protocol on the establishment of competitive preferential tariffs for cargo transportation via the TRANS-Caspian international transport route at a quadrilateral meeting held on January 14 in Baku.