The first container train export from Turkey to China

The first container train carrying freight from Turkey to China has set off. The operators of the export train from Istanbul to Xi’an city are members of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Consortium – ADY Container (Azerbaijan), KTZ Express (Kazakhstan), GR Logistics (Georgia) and Pacific Eurasia Logistics (Turkey).

The train will run on the Istanbul-Marmaray-Kosekoy-Ankara-Sivas-Kars line and arrive at Akhalkalaki station. Once connected to the transport network from abroad, it will travel from Georgia to Azerbaijan, then via the Caspian Sea to Kazakhstan by a feeder ship operated by ADY container LLC.

It should be noted that the logistics product, set via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, is mainly a joint project of Pacific Eurasia Logistics and ADY Container. The train, consisting of 42-containers carrying refrigerators, will cover a total distance of 8693 kilometers in only 12 days.