Pak-Iran to resume rail services

Pak-Iran to resume rail services
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Islamabad [Pakistan]: Pakistan and Iran will be resuming train services between two countries by September as the security situation has improved.

According to the Dawn, a meeting took place between railway officials of the two countries where they decided to resume the fortnightly bilateral passenger train service.

The train will operate between Quetta and Mashhad or Qom.

Both countries also considering to revise the 1959 railways agreement inked between both countries.

To cater to the business community in Pakistan, the railway ministry has further decided to start running 15 freight trains between Quetta and Zahedan.

In October 2017, Pakistan and Iran signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve border security between the two countries.(ANI)