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Altynkol train station, Kazakhstan
The railway station of Korgas, at the border of China and Kazakhstan
Khorgos Gateway Dryport
44° 9’49.73″N 80°18’42.73″E
44°09’54.41″ N 80°18’22.97″ E
China–Kazakhstan border, railway crossing Khorgos,
the new silk road
Korgas dry port, border Kazakhstan/China
44° 9’56.51″N 80°18’16.44″E
44°10’02″N 80°18’08″E. Khorgos Dryport facility. Kazakhstan
Khorgos Gateway DryPort Building, Khorgos Village, Kazakistan
At 44.164936, 80.300130 , this rail yard is part of the new Khorgos Gateway free trade zone near the town of Khorgos (Horgos) on the Kazakh/Chinese border.
My immediate reaction on seeing the original posting was that it was a Chinese rail yard somewhere in the far west of the country, but after having surveyed what I thought were all the rail crossings out of China to the west I was not able to locate it – until this morning, when I ran across this article in the NYTimes:
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