Behineh Tarabar Azhour

Rail Transportation

Rail freight transport remains in steady demand regardless of the global economic situation. The segment’s sustainable and dynamic characteristics are high carrying capacity, speed, and maximum cargo safety. BTA Co. helps its Clients to enjoy all advantages of railway cargo transportation in Europe, the CIS,Turkey,Pakistan, China and other countries. 

Intermodal Transportation

One Container, Three Different Modes of Transportation

Behineh Tarabar Azhour in cooperation with Rasan Rail Co. providing containers for transportation any type of cargoes. Intermodal means versatility – anticipating that extra mile and adapting to it. The intermodal journey harnesses the global reach of vessels, the speed and efficiency of trains and the locality of trucking.

We help you reach farther.

Shipping by rail is four times more fuel-efficient than trucking alone. Our Intermodal Container Services help shippers expand their door-to-door market reach with more than 50 strategically-placed intermodal terminals in over the world.

International North–South Transport Corridor

The International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC) is a 7,200-km-long multi-mode network of ship, rail, and road route for moving freight between India, Iran, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Central Asia and Europe. The route primarily involves moving freight from India, Iran, Azerbaijan and Russia via ship, rail and road. The objective of the corridor is to increase trade connectivity between major cities such as Mumbai, Moscow, Tehran, Baku, Bandar Abbas, Astrakhan, Bandar Anzali, etc. Dry runs of two routes were conducted in 2014, the first was Mumbai to Baku via Bandar Abbas and the second was Mumbai to Astrakhan via Bandar Abbas, Tehran and Bandar Anzali. The objective of the study was to identify and address key bottlenecks. The results showed transport costs were reduced by “$2,500 per 15 tons of cargo”. Other routes under consideration include via Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.

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Pandemic and recession: a double dip for New Silk Road

The current macroeconomic situation differs from a normal slowdown cycle, as it is reinforced by a virus crisis. It is not just an economic recession, but an economic crisis ánd a pandemic crisis. That will certainly result in a double dip, says Ekaterina Kozyreva of the Infrastructure Economics Centre.

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