Railroad Minister outlines perspectives of linking Russian and Korean railroads

The linking of the Trans-Korean backbone railroad and Russia'sTrans-Siberian railroad has promising outlooks, Russian Railroad MinisterGennady Fadeyev announced at a meeting with journalists during his visit toVladivostok. He noted this was the most promising project in the Far East.The Minister reported that the Railroad Ministry's experts had alreadycarried out feasibility studies of this project and considered the possiblemethods of linking the Trans-Korean railroad to the Trans-Siberianrailroad.The Railroad Minister also noted that several foreign countries, such asJapan, South Korea and China, were interested in the project..