The Laos-China Railway (LCR) Co., Ltd has decided to increase the number of trains operated on the Laos-China railway to meet travel demand during the celebration of Lao New Year B.E. 2565, between April 12 and 17.
The additional multiple electric unit (EMU) train will be coded C86/5 and operated for five stations of the Laos-China railway including Vientiane, Phonhong, Vangvieng, Luang Prabang, and Meuang Xay.
According to China State Railway Group, as of Apr 3, the Laos-China Railway has been operated for four months carrying over 2.25 million passengers.
The railway has also transported over 1.31 million tons of cargo to and from more than 10 countries including China, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, and Cambodia promoting international trade connectivity in the region as well as the development of Laos-China economic corridor.
Source: Lao News Agency