Mazar-i-Sharif line to be extended to Dara-i-Sauf

MAZAR-I-SHARIF: Work on railway line to begin soon: Officials from Uzbekistan and Afghanistan have agreed to launch construction work on a 75-kilometre railway line, linking Mazar-i-Sharif with the Hairatan dry port.

An agreement to the effect was reached at talks between the two sides on January 16.

The construction of another railway line — linking the airport in Mazar-i-Sharif to Dara-i-Sauf district of neighbouring Samangan province — would be launched in the second phase, he revealed.


Source: South Asian Outlook quoting Pajhwok Afghan News, 2010-02-??