August 13, 2020

Seoul to investigate impact of climate on prospects for inter-Korean rail work
Korea Rail Network Authority to spend KRW268 million on project, document shows

A South Korean government-run institute is seeking to fund research into how to overcome the obstacles posed by North Korea's infamously-bitter winters in upgrading its railway system, documents seen this week by NK News showed.

The Korea Rail Network Authority, charged with the construction and maintenance of railways and managing facilities, will commission the research project to a private sector partner, allocating KRW 268 million ($227,504).