Korean trains make historic border crossing

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May 17, 2007 05:47

 
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Trains departed Thursday for the first rail journey through the heavily armed border dividing the two Koreas in more than half a century, the latest symbol of historic reconciliation between the longtime foes. The one-time test runs of trains along two restored tracks on the west and east sides of the peninsula comes after repeated delays since the rail lines were linked in 2003 and despite unresolved tensions over the North's nuclear weapons.

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