Azerbaijan doesn’t plan to change domestic railway tariffs
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 9
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Changing the tariffs for railway transportation within Azerbaijan is not on the agenda, Javid Gurbanov, head of the Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, told reporters in Baku June 9.
"The tariff policy on international routes doesn't depend on us. The international agreements, the exchange rate of the Swiss franc and other factors play a role in this issue," he said.
"As for the tariffs for domestic transportation, we do not plan to change them even despite the fact that the prime cost of the travel by the Baku-Sumgait train is around $6, while the ticket price for one passenger is 0.8 manats," added Gurbanov.
New competitive tariffs on the Trans-Caspian international transportation route came into effect on June 1, 2016.
The Trans-Caspian international transportation route runs through China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey and Ukraine and goes to Europe.
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