Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad corridor revives on 4 March

According to Pakistan Railways, the Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad corridor will begin its operations tomorrow, on Thursday 4. On this date, the train will leave Istanbul to arrive in Islamabad on 16 March, following a twelve-day trip. The transit time is significantly reduced compared to traditional maritime trips between Europe and Pakistan, taking up to 45 days to complete. Moreover, the train has a capacity of twenty 40-foot containers per trip.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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