The Istanbul-Islamabad cargo train will probably continue on March 4, cargo train business of three nations including Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan, after around ten years.
As per a local news source report that Pakistan Railways (PR), the train is set to leave from Istanbul on March 4 until this point; in any case, the timetable will be reconfirmed in a day or two. Load including 24 holders have so far been reserved from Turkey to Iran and Pakistan.
The load will be 750 gross tons. The train length would be 420 meters.
The train, which will finish a one-side trip in 12 days, is expected to arrive at the Islamabad dry port on March 16.
According to the current timetable agreed together by Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan, the running time between Drence-Kapikoy (Istanbul) and Zahidan-Tabraiz (Iran) will be 90 hours each though the train would require 135.5 hours to make a trip from Zahidanto Islamabad.