Azerbaijan continues major repairs of railway in direction of Georgia
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.6 / Trend, E. Ismayilov /
CJSC Azerbaijan Railways will complete major repairs over 528-518-km of the Bilajari-Heybat railway section whilst also renewing the rail bed leading towards Baku-Boyuk Kesik by the end of January, CJSC said on Friday.
In total, 11 km of the section will have been repaired by the end of the month. Major repairs along 317 km of the Baku-Boyuk Kesik railway were carried out at a cost of 215 million euros issued as a loan from the Czech Exim Bank.
Work started on June 10, 2011 over a 97-km stretch of the Agstafa-Tatli section. So far, major repairs have been conducted on over 40 kilometres of railway, the report said.
Specialised railway agencies No.4 and No.11 of LLC Demiryolservis of CJSC Azerbaijan Railways and the corresponding authorities of the Infrastructure Department are involved in the reconstruction work.