NEW RAILWAY INAUGURATED IN DAGESTAN

New Railway Inaugurated in Dagestan

RFE/RF

07.28.97

A 78 km stretch of railway went into operation from Kizlyar, in Dagestan, to Karlan-Yurt, bypassing Chechnya on 26 July, Russian agencies reported. The railway, which was built in eight months, will end the virtual blockade of Dagestan caused by the suspension of rail transport through Chechnya.


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