The Koam-Tapchon marine railway bridge was opened to traffic with due ceremony Wednesday in the DPRK.
The construction of this Korean-style marine railway bridge in the eastern coastal area helps consolidate the material and technical foundation for the development of the country’s railway transport and fishing industry and provide the people with more convenient travel conditions.
Attending the ceremony were Premier Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK; O Su Yong, vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee; Kang Jong Gwan, minister of Land and Maritime Transport; Pak Jong Nam, chairman of the Kangwon Provincial Committee of the WPK; Han Sang Jun, chairman of the Kangwon Provincial People’s Committee; and officials concerned and builders of the bridge.
At the end of the ceremony, a train carrying builders of the bridge and other participants in the ceremony ran between Koam and Tapchon.
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