Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Aliyev / The Deputy Transport Minister of Azerbaijan, Musa Panahov, said on 14 March that the Transport Ministry of Azerbaijan has devised a State Program project for the development of the State Railway Department of Azerbaijan in 2007-2010. This program will provide an opportunity to improve the activities of the railways and increase the speed of trains.
In addition, the program will envisage the repair of stations and ensure the railway economy, increase the central dispatching management system and the repair of railway transport junctions. Furthermore, the program involves renovating the train and train park and especially purchasing cisterns. The program is expected to be approved in the near future.