Meeting for involvement of additional container cargo through TRACECA corridor to take place in Georgia
The sitting of the coordinating group set up for attracting additional container cargoes to the TRACECA transport corridor, which will be composed of officials of the AzerbaijanвЂ™s Transport Ministry, the Georgian Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Kazakhstan, will take place on 15-16 November in Tbilisi, the Transport Ministry of Azerbaijan told Trend. The head of the group from Azerbaijan is deputy head of the Azerbaijan State Railway Igbal Huseynov.
During the meeting commissioning of the pilot train for attracting additional cargoes for TRACECA transport corridor will be discussed. Launching of the container train consisting of 28 freight wagons will be an advertising action, due to which the freight traffic via TRACECA will grow considerably starting with the next year. The container traffic is supposed to be developed in future from China to Georgia and farther. The trainвЂ™s commissioning is scheduled till the year-end. The tariff for transporting of 1 ton/km of freight will be $0,022.