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Baku-Sumgayit railway line next to open

Baku-Sumgayit railway line next to open
02.09.2015

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Overhaul of passenger section of the railway line Baku-Khirdalan-Sumgayit have been completed, Nadir Azmammadov, the head of the press service for Azerbaijani Railways, told local press.

Azmammadov said construction of a bypass railway with the length of 1.65 km for the movement of trains in the direction of Sumgayit station without entering the main station of the city completed.

The whole 63 km of Baku-Khirdalan-Sumgayit railway line have been capitally renovated, he said. At the same time, accomplish works are underüay at the stations along the Baku-Sumgayit.

In addition, the demolition of the old administrative building of the passenger station in Sumgayit is ending. A new two-story building corresponding to modern standards will be built at the site.

High-speed double-decker Stadler trains will begin operating on the Baku-Sumgayit route from September 15.

Azerbaijani Railways began repair work on the railway Baku-Khirdalan-Sumgayit early this March.

As of now, the electric trains that run between Azerbaijan

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