Afghanistan Plans to Build Railway Connection

Afghanistan Plans to Build Railway Connection
September 15, 2010 4:33 pm

The Afghan Government has commissioned China Metallurgical Group to conduct a feasibility study for a proposed rail link between Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan.

The study for the 700km northern railway line is expected to take 30 months to complete. The $5bn line is part of a wider plan to extend the Afghan rail network to connect Afghanistan to ports in Iran and Pakistan.

The line will be operational by 2015, according to The Times of India. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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