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April, 27 1999
India to board the Train to Europe:
The Indian Railways have agreed to participate in the Trans-Asian Railway
link between Europe & South -East Asia, via Iran,Pakistan,India,Bangladesh,
Myanmar,Thailand & Malaysia.
This Trans Asian Railway project is being considered by United Nations
Economics & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific ( ESCAP ) under the
Asian Land Infrastructure development project.
The main objective of this project is to identify & evaluate the
development & operation of a network of routes between South Asia &
Europe, south China & Europe , Thailand & Europe.
These routes are supposed to run thru Bangladesh, Myanmar, India,
Pakistan, Iran & Turkey.
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