Transportation of large-sized cargoes continues by the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway
ADY Express LLC, a subsidiary of” Azerbaijan Railways ” CJSC, continues to transport large-sized transit cargoes using the opportunities created by the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway. This time, ADY Express, a logistics company appointed by the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Plant (MMK) – Russian ”First Transport Logistics Company” and partner company in Georgia “GR Logistics and terminals” managed to transport large-sized cargo-steel plates, owned by the MMC. The volume of cargo transported was 2232 tons or 36 wagons. According to the agreement, the cargo sent from Magnitogorsk-Cargo station of Russia passed through Azerbaijan and delivered to the Alkhalkalaki station of Georgia. Arriving at the station, the cargo was transported to wagons belonging to Turkey, and then from Kars transported to the Payas station of Turkey. It was possible to carry out complex logistics operations as a result of joint efforts of logistics companies.
Thus, the freight train traveled about 5,000 km in 17 days, passing through Russia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, reaching Kars and then Turkey’s Payas station. The cooperation with the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Plant will continue. A larger volume of cargo belonging to the company is planned to be transported by the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway.