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India's Frontier Villages: The Other Train To Pakistan

Aug 20, 2017 10:06 PM IST India India

Despite growing tensions and against all odds, the Thar Link Express, which connects Pakistan's Karachi to Jodhpur in Rajasthan, continues to bring people on both sides of the border closer to each other. Every Saturday, the Thar Link Express departs from Bhagat Ki Kothi Railway Station, on the outskirts of Jodhpur, and makes a 320 km journey to Munabao on the international border. This 117-year-old British era rail link is now a bridge across the desert for India and Pakistan.