Gleaming new train arrives in Laos ahead of railway opening

The first passenger train to be used on the Laos-China Railway arrives in Vientiane. - VT

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/Asia News Network): The first passenger train to be put into service when the Laos-China railway comes into operation in December arrived at Vientiane station in Xaythany district on Saturday (Oct 16).

The electrical multiple unit train, which has been named Lane Xang, was handed over at a ceremony at the station on Saturday attended by Minister of Public Works and Transport Viengsavath Siphandone, the Chinese Ambassador to Laos, Jiang Zaidong, General Manager of the Laos-China Railway Company, Xiao Qianwen, and other officials.

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