Central Asia’s longest railway tunnel complete

Beijing, May 28 (IANS) Central Asia’s longest railway tunnel has been completed and trains began running through it on a trial basis, the Chinese contractor said on Friday.

Qamchiq Tunnel, part of the Angren-Pap railway line that connects Tashkent and Namangan, was built by China Railway Tunnel Group, Xinhua news agency reported.

The 19.2 km tunnel goes through Qurama Mountains.

–IANS

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