After 50 Years, Train Services Starts Between North and South Korea

After 50 Years, Train Services Starts Between North and South Korea
December 12, 2007 10:25 am

A regular cargo train service has begun operating between North and South Korea – the first such service to cross the border in more than 50 years.

Every weekday the cargo train will carry raw materials and finished goods between industrial zones in South Korea and Bongdong, 25km away in North Korea.
The service was agreed upon during a meeting of the two countries’ leaders in October.
South Korea is also pushing for a regular passenger service. 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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