Azerbaijan, Baku, July 23 / Trend /
Editor's Note: Information about renewal of delayed train traffic has been added
The Russian side said that delayed train traffic will be restored soon, Azerbaijani Railways spokesman Nadir Azmammadov told Trend.
He said that the Baku-Kiev passenger train traffic, currently parked in Derbent, will be resumed. The train left Baku at 23.40 Baku time. The Baku-Tyumen train left Baku at 06.20. It has not approached Inchkhe-Izbirbash yet.
An explosion occurred today at 10:00 a.m. Baku time. No one was injured.
Azerbaijani Railways Chief Engineer Gurban Nazirov said ticket sales on trains traveling from Azerbaijan through Russia have significantly dropped this year due to blasts in Dagestan.
He added that the explosions have negatively affected passenger and freight traffic.
Azerbaijani Railways passes through Dagestan on route to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov, Tyumen, Kiev, and Kharkov, among other cities.