Turkmenistan develops transport system
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, 26 Feb. / Trend, H. Hasanov /
Turkmenistan has created an advanced transportation system for the successful integration of the country's economy into the global economy, according to information from the Institute of Strategic Planning and Economic Development.
The Bereket - border section of the 444-kilometer long railway corridor North-South (involving Iran and Kazakhstan), railway stations in Serdar town and Berkarar settlement, 8 facilities of transport infrastructure, 6 filling stations, 3 highway bridges over Garagum River and a series of other projects were commissioned in 2012.
Currently, construction of a railway bridge across the Amu Darya River between Turkmenabat and Farabi and a road bridge is underway. In the city of Turkmenabat, construction of a new international airport has begun; it is designed to service 500 passengers per hour.
Construction of a railway bridge over the Amu Darya River between Turkmenabat and Farap as well as a highway bridge are underway. Construction of a new international airport capable of servicing 500 passengers per hour has started in Turkmenabat.