Cargo train trips between Turkey and Pakistan to resume

Turkish, Iranian and Pakistani authorities decided to re-run train trips between Turkey and Pakistan as of September 15, 2012.

Cargo train trips between Turkey and Pakistan to resume

World Bulletin / News Desk

Cargo train trips between Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad will resume as of September 15, 2012.

After a meeting in June in Turkish capital of Ankara, Turkish, Iranian and Pakistani authorities decided to re-run train trips as of September 15, 2012.

6,543 kilometers distance will be fortnightly covered by trains. The trip at the first stage will take 18 days, then planned 11 days.

The new trips are expected to boost two countries' business connections.

Train trips between Turkey and Pakistan had begun in 2009 and due to several delays in Pakistan it had been cancelled in 2011.

Last Mod: 04 Temmuz 2012, 14:54
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