Russia, Azerbaijan increase car routes for passenger transportation
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 20
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
Russia and Azerbaijan are planning to create six news car routes for regular passenger transportations, head of the State Motor Transport of Azerbaijan’s Transport Ministry, Elnur Abdullayev, said at a meeting of the Azerbaijan-Russia joint commission on international road transportation Oct. 20.
Currently, passenger transportation between Azerbaijan and Russia is carried out over nine regular transport routes, Abdullayev said.
“The approved routes include Baku-Moscow, Baku-Krasnodar, Baku-Tolyatti, Baku-Kazan, Baku-Saint Petersburg, Baku-Nizhny Novgorood, Ganja-Moscow and Baku-Sevastopol. Presently, no problems are observed in passenger transportation, everything is on track. We consider creation of new routes to six more Russian cities,” Abdullayev added.
Deputy Director General of Rosavtotrans Agency of Automobile Transport Ruslan Luzhetsky in turn appealed to Azerbaijan with a request to extend the term of validity of a permit given to Russian carriers, which is now issued for 1 year.
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