Iraq and Turkey have Reopened Rail Crossing

Iraq and Turkey have Reopened Rail Crossing
February 18, 2010 2:19 pm

Iraq and Turkey have reopened a rail link joining Iraq’s northern city of Mosul to Turkey’s south-eastern city of Gaziantep, the first regular rail service in decades.

The 500km route, passing through Syria, will take nearly 18 hours and cover two international borders, according to the BBC.
Services will operate on a weekly basis, with trains departing from Mosul on Tuesdays and from Gaziantep on Thursdays.
The two countries expect to boost mutual trade though the new railway. 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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