Laos-China Railway fully electrified

Oct 17 witnessed the successful electrification of all electrically conductive equipment and facilities of the Laos-China Railway which stretches over 422 km from Laos-China border in Luang Namtha to Vientiane.

The electrification project for the Laos-China Railway was carried out by China Railway Wuhan Electrification Engineering Group according to the design of China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group.

The powered equipment and facilities include 20 train stations and overhead contact system along the railway.

The power supply is to ensure test run of the Laos-China train and in preparation for the planned official launch of the railway for public use in December.

Source: Lao News Agency

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