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Trans-Korea Rail Logistics Strategy for the Normalization of South and North Korea Economic Cooperation
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Trans-Korea Rail Logistics Strategy for the Normalization of South and North Korea Economic Cooperation
Kim, Jeong Hyun; Kim, Gang Seog; Kim, Yong Jin; Yu, Jeong Whon;
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It is essential to connect the railroads between South and North Korea in order to the implementation of the Eurasia initiatives and prepare for the normalization of the economic cooperation between south and north Korea as well as the unification. This study provides the strategy to establish the rail logistics network for the normalized trades between south and north Korea, and the accommodation of the logistics demands to China and Russia. The alternative routes were designated and the costs for the rehabilitation were estimated, and suggested the priority for the investment. The Trans-China Rail is prior to the Trans-Siberia Rail in terms of the utility for the logistics and the political value. In connection to the TSR, it is desirable to pass the Seoul-Gyeonggi area where the demand is greater than the other area. This route is limited by the restriction in the capacity, then the Gyeonggi Ring Rail route may be necessary.
Trans-Korea rail;South and north Korea trade;Trans-Siberia rail;Trans-China rail;
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