Tajik-Turkmen railway project gets one step closer

Tajik-Turkmen railway: The prospect of a direct railway link between Turkmenistan and Tajikistan via Afghanistan came a step closer to reality this week as the project’s Joint Co-ordination Group met in Ashgabat. On completion, the railway will form a key part of a new trading corridor linking Central Asia to China and the sea ports of the Indian Ocean. TREND