Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Railroad expansion from Uzbekistan to Afghanistan

Uzbekistan has announced that its State Railroads Company will establish a railroad line that will connect Afghanistan's Kabul and Mezar-ı Şerif cities.

rail_uzbekistanIn the announcement made by the company, it has been emphasized that the construction of 106 km of railroads and 10 railroad bridges that connect Hayratan and Mezar-ı Şerif cities of Afghanistan, which are on the Uzbek boundaries, has been completed in 2010. According to the information, the aforementioned railroad, which goes up to Mezar-ı Şerif, will be connected to Kabul and then to the Iran boundary of Afghanistan. In 2010, Uzbekistan State Railroads has completed the construction of Hayratan-Mezar-ı Şerif railroad that worth 170 million dollars with 165 million dollars of credit from Asian Development Bank and 5 million dollars of resource from Afghanistan government.
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