Trans-Caspian corridor bypassing Russia showed a record for the speed of cargo delivery

The Trans-Caspian corridor showed a speed record for delivering goods bypassing Russia, writes Azerbaijan State News Agency Azertag, the only source of official state information for local and foreign media.

The agency notes that this achievement during the COVID-19 pandemic was a counterargument for all skeptics who doubted economic the appropriateness of such a winding route from China to Europe. The following companies are participants in the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TMTM): ADY Container LLC (Azerbaijan), KTZ Express (Kazakhstan), GR Logistics (Georgia) and Pacific Eurasia Logistics (Turkey).

It is emphasized that the train Xi'an (Shaanxi Province, China) - Izmit (Turkey) crossed the route in an impressively short time. However, the agency did not mention the total time spent on the train. It only clarifies that the train passed the distance from the port of Baku (Azerbaijan) to the Boyuk-Kiasik station (Azerbaijan) in 14 hours, and not in 24 hours, as before. The next achievement was overcoming the territory of Turkey to the city of Izmit in 50 hours, and not in 70, as the previous time.

This time, the composition was 43 units of 40-foot standard containers with a variety of goods from Chinese industry. In the port of Aktau (Kazakhstan), the containers were loaded onto the feeder ship Beket-Ata, which, having crossed the Caspian Sea, delivered them to the port of Baku. After that, the containers were loaded onto railway platforms and sent along the Baku - Tbilisi (Georgia) - Kars (Turkey) highway.

We remind you that before this, on April 15, 2020, this route was directed composition in which there were 41 containers. He had to overcome a distance of 6,7 thousand km in 16 days.
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  1. King3214 Offline King3214
    King3214 (Sergius) 7 July 2020 21: 14
    A "small revolution" for any transit country will put an end to the entire route.
    1. Alexey Semenenko (Alexey Semenenko) 9 July 2020 00: 41
      If the "cheesecakes from Zakharova" are not brought, then there will be no revolutions either.
  2. AICO Offline AICO
    AICO (Vyacheslav) 7 July 2020 21: 29
    In 14 hours, not 24 hours, they piled up so that bolts and nuts flew from the locomotives - NU-NU !!! Don't jump out of the trousers, "champions"!
    1. Dear sofa expert. 8 July 2020 08: 11
      Yes, a complete lie. One processing of customs documents at the borders will take several hours. Then, loading / unloading the ship, which then another 150 km to go by sea. Is he also at the speed of a train? And how much did it all cost?
      1. Piramidon Offline Piramidon
        Piramidon (Stepan) 8 July 2020 09: 41
        Quote: Dear sofa expert.
        One processing of customs documents at the borders will take several hours.

        For the sake of a record arrival with customs, you can once settle the question.

      2. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 8 July 2020 19: 46
        With a debugged route and sealing, the pass will not delay. The route is clearly closer, but there are three cargo transshipments along the way, this will slow down somewhat and worsen performance. The second RF needs to work on new routes, especially to reduce the North Sea Route. It is possible to bypass Chukotka and Kolyma and shorten the route by 3000 km. From the port of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk, the railway route was laid 500 km to Yakutsk, there along the Lena, shipping is good, river-sea vessels on the estuary and along the North Sea Route more ... This route allows you to bypass the most difficult ice part of the NSR route ...
        1. Alexey Semenenko (Alexey Semenenko) 9 July 2020 00: 42
          There are few masochists in the world .....
          1. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 16 July 2020 19: 36
            And what is masochism, explain to the incomprehensible ... Such a decision will still connect the centers of Eastern Siberia with the Pacific Ocean directly, etc ... You need to make an effort, and you can't easily catch a fish, but here is a "whole bream" ...
  3. Alexei Ushakov Offline Alexei Ushakov
    Alexei Ushakov (Alexey Ushakov) 7 July 2020 21: 49
    It's not a big problem to drive one train out. One locomotive is "alive", a green light, and a change of brigades at the necessary stations. And knowing the aizers, I wouldn't be surprised that there was a teplushka from the lok right in the composition. brigades. But then everything. A dead end called Logic and Logistics. And if there are 10 or 100 such compositions? Yes, in one day! There are no brigades, no locomotives, no rest homes, no elementary repair depots, only 4 throughout the country !! There are only 6 marshalling yards in the country! It turns out a record in a vacuum)
  4. carisma620 Offline carisma620
    carisma620 (Gennady) 8 July 2020 16: 34
    We divide 6700 km into 16 days = 418 km, 750 m per day, and divide by 24 hours = 17 km 447 meters per hour. Okay, so fast. AUTHOR, did you think what you were writing about?
  5. Alexey Semenenko (Alexey Semenenko) 9 July 2020 00: 44
    And New Vasyuki, were so close .... life is pain.
  6. Dmitry Batalin Offline Dmitry Batalin
    Dmitry Batalin (Dmitry Batalin) 9 July 2020 19: 29
    Strange ..... The cost of logistics, in the sense of a ferry crossing the Caspian Sea, changing carts at the crossing in Turkey, and this is without taking into account the time of crossing the border and customs clearance China-Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan-Turkey .. ... Another thing, on the "Transsib" to, say, Helsinki on the 1520 track with two customs clearance China-Russia, Russia-Finland .....
  7. scorp Offline scorp
    scorp (Alexander Burylov) 9 July 2020 19: 43
    41 containers is good, of course, but one medium container ship takes 10 pieces on board. and for 000 months, and then faster along the NSR (Northern Sea Route). And the Silk Road will be interesting only for Western China.
    1. Ibuprofen Offline Ibuprofen
      Ibuprofen (Novel) 20 July 2020 07: 49
      It won't be faster along the NSR.
  8. igor.igorev Offline igor.igorev
    igor.igorev (Igor) 9 July 2020 21: 25
    Ukraine, I remember, has already organized a new "Silk Road". It's all over with zilch.