New rail route from China nears completion

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars rail line will be officially opened on 30 October, a route that could one day form part of a new connection between China and Europe. Opening of the line between the Caspian Sea port city of Baku in Azerbaijan and Kars in eastern Turkey will create not only a new 850km route between the two countries – bypassing troubled Armenia – but could also form part of a direct ... [+]

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