ANALYSIS

Pakistan on track to become the new Persian Gulf gateway via rail

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The race to acquire a place in global supply chains is intensifying, and Pakistan seems committed to getting a good position. The South Asian country is on track to launch two railway projects, which are far from starting construction but could prove transformational for logistics in the region if implemented. The Kashgar-Gwadar railway to connect with China and the Pakistan-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan line to reach Russia could make Pakistan a new gateway to the Persian Gulf for its partners.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Editorial Coordinator of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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ANALYSIS

Pakistan on track to become the new Persian Gulf gateway via rail

Image: Shutterstock. A_noina

The race to acquire a place in global supply chains is intensifying, and Pakistan seems committed to getting a good position. The South Asian country is on track to launch two railway projects, which are far from starting construction but could prove transformational for logistics in the region if implemented. The Kashgar-Gwadar railway to connect with China and the Pakistan-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan line to reach Russia could make Pakistan a new gateway to the Persian Gulf for its partners.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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