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7-11-2014, 16:46

Construction of Vahdat-Yovon Railway to be Completed in 2016

Avesta.Tj | 07.11.2014 |Tajik President Emomali Rahmon met in Beijing on Friday with Zhang Zunan, Chairman of the board of directors of China railway, the presidential press service said.


During the talks, the sides discussed the issues related to construction of Dushanbe-Vahdat-Yovon railway and the possibility of accelerating work on construction of this railway.

Three tunnels (with a total length of more than 3.7 kilometers) and five bridges (with a total length of 712 meters) will be built along the Vahdat-Yovon railway that is expected to be finished in September 2016.

The Vahdat-Yovon railway, 40.7 kilometers in length, will be built in two stages. 

The first phase of the project includes construction of 13 kilometers of railway from the railway station Ilyak in the Vahdat district to the railway station Gambuloq in the Rudaki district. 

The second phase includes construction of a 33.3-kilometers of railway from the Gambuloq station to the railway station Yovon-2 that will connect the railways Dushanbe – Vahdat and Yovon – Kurgan-Tube.