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Turkmenistan - Afghanistan railway opens

Staff Writer | November 30, 2016
The president of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani attended a ceremony at the Immamnazar border crossing to mark the opening of a new rail link between the two countries.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
Transportation   From Atamyrat in Turkmenistan to Akina in Afghanistan
Construction began on the 88km line from Atamyrat in Turkmenistan to Akina in Afghanistan in June 2013 and the line includes a 3km section in Afghan territory.

The line will ultimately form part of the of the Turkmenistan – Afghanistan – Uzbekistan railway, which will link Atamyrat with Panj in Turkmenistan via Andkhoy, Mazar-e-Sharif, and Kunduz in Afghanistan.