September 19, 2020

Two Koreas to begin 16-day joint railway inspection on Friday, Seoul says

Plans will see South Korean transport officials travel 2600 kilometers over 18 days

Seoul and Pyongyang will on Friday kick off a 16-day joint on-site survey of rail on the east and west coast of the peninsula, the South Korean Ministry of Unification (MOU) announced on Wednesday.

The two Koreas plan to conduct a survey of a 400 kilometer section of rail between Kaesong and Sinuiju between November 30 and December 5, as part of plans to connect and modernize the Gyeongui railway line.