The BTK Rail Line Is A Key Component Of The OBOR Landbridge

The BTK Rail Line Is A Key Component Of The OBOR Landbridge

A key component of the OBOR initiative has finally been completed via a 515 mile stretch of rail line which has been officially opened which will connect Asia and Europe through the Caucasus, a further step in the modernization of the Eurasian transport networks.

Plans for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) rail link preceded the OBOR Initiative, but the “Middle Corridor” route through Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia perfectly dovetails into the OBOR initiative with increased regional connectivity and economic growth through infrastructure investment. The link was inaugurated in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, which is fast developing into a trade and logistics hub thanks to its location as a port on the Caspian Sea.

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