Freight train in Iran. Photo: Flickr

Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad train stuck again due to financial dispute

Freight train in Iran. Photo: Flickr

The fourth ITI train bound to Istanbul has been stuck on the Iranian border for more than a month. It departed from Pakistan on 28 March and reached Taftan on the border with Iran on 29 March. Since then, it has not moved forward because of a financial dispute between the Turkish and Pakistani forwarders involved in the service.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

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

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