Export-oriented cargo transported for the first time via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway
ADY Express LLC, a subsidiary of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, has started transporting export-oriented cargo via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway for the first time since 2021. ADY Express, one of the main activities of which is the export into foreign markets, this time managed to transport metal structures produced by Baku Steel Company to Turkey. The cargo was delivered from Baku to Payas station in Turkey.
The metal structures were loaded into semi-cars provided by ADY Express and delivered to Akhalkalaki station. Hereby, the cargo transferred to the wagons of the Turkish railways continued on its way.
In total, it is planned to transport 5,000 tons of metal structures by 75 wagons, of which the first 15 wagons have already been delivered, and another part of the cargo is on the way. It is planned to continue transportation of such cargo along Baku-Tbilisi-Kars.
It should be noted that in 2020, ADY Express transported a total of 49,739 tons of cargo via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, of which 97% were transit cargo and 3% – imported cargo. For comparison, in 2019, the company managed to transport 25,722 tons of cargo via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway.