Baku, Azerbaijan, March 15
By Jeyhun Alakbarov – Trend:
The new railway station in Sabunchu settlement of Azerbaijan’s Baku city will be put into operation on May 10, Javid Gurbanov, chairman of the Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, said, Trend reports on March 15.
Gurbanov said that the second route will open from the Sabunchu settlement to Baku’s center.
“The work which is being carried out on the railway from Baku to Sumgait city will be completed till the end of this year,” he added. "For this purpose, railcars were ordered. Earlier, it took half an hour to get from Sabunchu to Baku’s center, but soon it will take ten minutes. The trains will run at short intervals every hour.”
He also added that big work is being carried out on the Absheron ring railway line, so the project will be implemented later.
"The railway line is crossed by roads,” Gurbanov said. “Therefore, we try for all crossings to be underground to ensure the convenience and safety of passengers."