KORAIL tests freight train double the size of a high-speed passenger train
KORAIL, the South Korean national railway operator, has successfully conducted commercial test operations of a 50-car, 777-meter-long freight train. Currently, KORAIL operates 33-car-long freight trains. With the implementation of 50-car-long ones, transport capacity can increase by 52 per cent. The operations were carried out on the Gyeongbu Line, between Seoul to Busan.
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