On 5 June, 2022, Akina-Andkhoy Railway Line Construction Resumed In Afghanistan. Engineers and railroad specialists from Turkmenistan arrived in the town of Akina to continue the construction of the Akina-Andkhoy railway line. pic.twitter.com/MRlvVgH7Sf
— Turkmenistan Embassy in Kabul (@tmembkabul) June 8, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: AKINA-ANDKHOY RAILWAY LINE CONSTRUCTION RESUMED IN AFGHANISTAN
In accordance with the agreement signed earlier between the Turkmendemiryollary Agency and the Afghan Railway Organization, engineers and railroad specialists from Turkmenistan arrived on June 5, 2022, in the town of Akina to continue the construction of the Akina-Andkhoy railway line. Turkmen specialists also brought with them all the necessary machinery and equipment.
In the town of Akina, railway workers from Turkmenistan were received by the heads of the Organization of Railways and other departments of the Balkh province of Afghanistan.
As is known, the construction of this railway line with a length of 30 km began on July 25, 2019. However, for various reasons, including restrictions due to the spread of the pandemic, 29 kilometers 200 meters of railway were built. It is assumed that the remaining 800 meters of the railway track will be laid within one month.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, 6 or 7 June 2022
Aqina Andkhoy railway project’s remaining work restarted, In sha Allah we are going ahead
— Bakhturehman Sharafat (@SBakhturehman) June 7, 2022