(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 18. Today, at 08:00
(GMT+4), a high-speed passenger train on the Baku-Gabala-Baku route
took off from the Baku railway station, trend reports.
Previously, Azerbaijan Railways CJSC announced the launch of
high-speed trains on the Baku-Gabala-Baku route from March 18,
A four-car double-decker high-speed passenger train manufactured
by the Swiss Stadler Rail Group runs along the 309-kilometer long
Baku-Gabala-Baku route. The total passenger capacity of the train
is 364 seats.
The Gabala Railway Station and the Leki-Gabala single-line
railway station were opened on May 15, 2021, with the participation
of President Ilham Aliyev and First Vice President Mehriban
In the Baku-Gabala direction, the train will depart on Saturdays
at 08:00 and arrive at 11:20, while in the opposite direction, it
will depart on Sundays at 19:00 with arrival at 22:20.
Taking into account the growing passenger traffic during the
Novruz holiday, the number of Baku-Gabala trips increased on March
20, 22, 24, and the number Gabala-Baku trips - on March 21, 23, and
One-way fare for a railway trip on the Baku-Gabala-Baku route
(standard class ticket) starts from 14 manat ($8.2), the price of a
business class ticket is 31 manat ($18.2), and a first-class ticket
- 93 manat ($54.7).
Tickets can be purchased at the ticket offices of the Baku
Railway Station or on the official website of Azerbaijan Railways
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