Rail link between Pakistan and Turkey resumed
The Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad train has not been operating for the last 10 years.
Pakistan, Iran and Turkey have launched a joint rail project to facilitate trade and regional connectivity. This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply.
It is expected that the train will travel 1990 km through Pakistani territory, then reach the Iranian capital, covering about 2570 km. The destination will be the Turkish city Istanbul.
The train will complete the one-way trip in 12 days. Rail links are essential to facilitate the movement of products between Pakistan, Iran and Turkey.
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