Afghan railway starts commercial traffic

First revenue train on the 75 km rail link from Hairatan arrives at Naibabad near Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan.

AFGHANISTAN: Celebrations were held at Naibabad freight terminal at 12.00 on February 3, when ‘a substantial reception party’ greeted the arrival of the first train carrying commercial traffic on the 75 km rail link between Hairatan and Mazar-i-Sharif.

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