A meeting of railway operators of the International multimodal route of the Asia-Pacific countries - China - Kyrgyzstan - Uzbekistan - Turkmenistan - Azerbaijan - Georgia - Turkiye - Europe was held in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku on Monday, the Trend news agency reports with reference to the ADY Container under Azerbaijan Railways CJSC.
The Deputy Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Iqbal Huseynov briefed about joint cooperationbetween railway administrators of participating countries in the direction of increasing attractiveness of the route.
"It is necessary to combine the efforts to attract cargo to the route, accelerate the operational solution of emerging issues," Huseynov said.
The meeting participants also discussed the pilot project on container shipping from the Chinese city Kashgar to Europe by railway operators, representing the six countries.
Furthermore, within the framework of the meeting, a discussion on the web page on which the information about the route will be posted, took place.
The International multimodal route of the Asia-Pacific countries - China - Kyrgyzstan - Uzbekistan - Turkmenistan - Azerbaijan - Georgia - Turkey - Europe was established in 2019 with the participation of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC and state railway structures of the respective countries.