Soviet railway extensions in Afghanistan

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Friendship Bridge

Uzbekistan-Afghanistan Friendship Bridge, 18 December 2001 (Photo: Cecilio Ricardo/US Air Force).

The USSR extended two 1 520 mm gauge railway lines short distances across the Soviet border into Afghanistan.

Turkmen Railways locomotive at Towraghondi

Turkmen Railways locomotive at Towraghondi (Photo: Afghanistan Customs Department)

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