Laos' historic passenger train named Lane Xang to arrive on Oct 15

The first passenger train to run on the Laos-China railway, which is scheduled to open on Dec 2, is expected to arrive in Vientiane on Friday (Oct 15). Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh confirmed last week that the Laos-China Railway will open on Dec 2 despite ...

Trains to arrive next month for trial run of Laos-China railway

The Laos-China railway project will bring in locomotives, electric multiple unit (EMU) trains and other equipment to conduct the first trial run of the railway in October. Officials in charge of the project said the project management committee is drafting a memorandum relating to the ...

Phomphong Laoin

First train test on Laos-China railway planned for August

The first trial run of a train on the under-construction Laos-China railway is scheduled to take place in August. The track has been laid along the whole length of the 422.4-km railway and the test will be conducted in August before the railway opens for ...

Times Reporters

Half of track now laid for Laos-China railway

Luang Prabang province: Half of the track needed for the Laos-China railway has been laid over a distance of 240 kilometres, between Vientiane and Luang Prabang province.Keep reading .  ...

Phomphong Laoin

Construction of China-Laos railway not affected by shallow quake

VIENTIANE, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) — The Laos-China Railway Co. Ltd., which is in charge of the construction of the China-Laos railway running through northern Laos, said on Thursday that the railway construction was not affected by a shallow earthquake.The 6.1-magnitude quake jolted the border area ...

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Laos-China joint venture to power new railway

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – China Southern Power Grid (CSG) and Electricite du Laos (EDL) have teamed up to supply power for the China-Laos railway with a ceremony held in Vientiane last week to announce the joint venture.The new venture is officially known as the Laos-China ...

News Desk

Laos-China railway 78 percent complete

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Construction of the 414-km Laos-China railway from the Chinese border to Vientiane is progressing well and is now 78.2 per cent complete.According to a report issued on September 30 by the project management committee, all of the main structures such as ...

News Desk

Lao gov't gets ready for opening of China-Laos railway in 2021

VIENTIANE – Officials from the Lao Ministry of Public Works and Transport and other sectors are learning about railway operations from Chinese experts in Lao capital Vientiane to prepare for the opening of China-Laos railway in 2021.The final railway technology training course is taking place ...

Xinhua News

Indonesia announces start date for $1.9bn Vietnam–Laos rail link

The Indonesia Railway Development Consortium has announced plans to begin work in 2021 on a 400km rail line between Vietnam and Laos for a price of $1.9bn.The consortium is made up of INKA, Indonesia’s state-owned train maker, and Indonesian Railways Company, its main operating company. ...

GCR Staff

Lao gov’t gives green light to PetroTrade for Laos-Vietnam railway development

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Lao government has entrusted and given the right to the Petroleum Trading Lao Public Company (PetroTrade) to conduct a feasibility study on the Laos-Vietnam Railway Project, from Thakhaek district in Khammuan province, Laos, to the Vietnamese border.The Ministry of Planning ...

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