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Albania, Montenegro inaugurate joint railway station

Albania, Montenegro inaugurate joint railway station Author: Government of Montenegro. Licence: All rights reserved.

TIRANA (Albania), November 20 (SeeNews) - Albania and Montenegro inaugurated on Monday the Tuzi railway station located on the border between the two countries, the Albanian ministry of infrastructure and energy said.

The station is part of a joint initiative to offer more services at the border crossing point of Hani i Hotit located opposite the Montenegrin town of Tuzi, Albanian minister of infrastructure Damian Gjiknuri said in press release after visiting the new railway station.

The Albanian government sees the Tuzi railway station as an important connection for the trade in goods between the two neighboring countries and beyond, according to the release. 

At present, the railway toward Montenegro is the only functioning international rail link of Albania with the rest of the region, according to state-owned  Albanian Railways.