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[VIDEO NEWS] Joint survey of North Korean train tracks starts

Dec 03,2018
1) On Nov. 30, a train preparing for the joint survey of North Korean train tracks arrived at Dorasan station, the northern-most stop of the Gyeongui line in South Korea that connects to the North.

2) The South and North are carrying out a joint survey for 18 days on North Korean train tracks.

3) The South Korean survey team comprises Minister of Unification Cho Myoung-gyon; floor leader of the Party for Democracy and Peace Chung Dong-young; Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kim Hyun-mee; and head of the National Assembly’s Land, Infrastructure and Transport Committee Park Sun-ja.

4) If the survey goes well, a ceremony may be held within this year as agreed upon in the Pyongyang Declaration in September.

5) The government is going to use data from this survey to help in the process of connecting the tracks between the two countries and modernizing North Korean train tracks.

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video provided by Kim Han-sol
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Hoyeon Yoo