Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey Launch ‘Silk Road’ Rail Link

ALYAT, AZERBAIJAN — The leaders of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia launched an 826-km (500-mile) rail link connecting the three countries on Monday, establishing a freight and passenger link between Europe and China that bypasses Russia. The line, which includes 105 km of new track, will have the capacity to transport one million passengers and 5 million tons of freight. The three countries are linked by … Continue reading Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey Launch ‘Silk Road’ Rail Link