Laos-China Railway Company Limited opened a ticket office in Luang Prabang city on Thursday, giving rail passengers an option to queueing for tickets at the station.Read more
Lao authorities will ask their Chinese counterparts to consider reopening more border crossings to allow trucks carrying goods to enter China as hundreds remain stranded at the Boten-Mohan crossing on the Laos-China border.Read more
The government is aiming for a trade surplus of at least US$1.55 billion this year, despite the country’s economic difficulties triggered by the Covid pandemic.Read more
Passengers on the Laos-China Railway may purchase only two tickets at a time and must present their ID card and Covid-19 vaccination certificate when buying tickets at the new sales outlet in the city centreRead more
The Laos-China Railway Company has announced it will operate a slower-speed train in addition to the two existing high-speed EMU trains to meet the growing needs of passengers.Read more
Tickets for travel on the Laos-China Railway will soon go on sale at the Vientiane CenterRead more
LCRC also asked the government to counter negative publicity concerning the railway as well as for assistance with other issuesRead more
Comments posted on social media say some people are buying tickets from the railway operator and selling them on at an inflated price.Read more
A high-speed railway connecting China’s southwest with Laos has been given the thumbs-up－even before services get underway this coming weekRead more
The government is set to hold talks with business operators to encourage them to produce more of the goods required by Chinese buyersRead more
The symbol of the Lao flag with its three colours has inspired the design of the first train that will run on the Laos-China Railway.Read more
Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh said on Wednesday that the Laos-China Railway will open on December 2 – the day when the Lao PDR will celebrate its 46th anniversary.Read more
Most of the stations on the Laos-China Railway are now complete ahead of the planned opening of the railway in December.Read more
The first trial run of a train on the under-construction Laos-China railway is scheduled to take place in August.Read more
Once opened, the Laos-China Railway promises to be a significant engine of business development in Laos.Read more
The Laos-China Railway Power Supply Project has been completed on schedule, paving the way for the planned operation of the railway in December.Read more
The China-Laos railway tracks have successfully extended from Lao capital Vientiane to northern Laos’ transport hub Luang Prabang on Tuesday, thus accomplishing all the construction targets set at the beginning of 2020.Read more
The first section of electrical high-voltage power cable for China-Laos Railway has been successfully laid in position.Read more
Construction of the Laos-China railway is progressing as planned despite the obstacles posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.Read more
The railway is currently about 70 percent complete and is scheduled for completion at the end of 2021.Read more
PM Thongloun pushes back against warnings over infrastructure burdenRead more
Construction of the 409-km Laos-China railway was 20.3 percent complete as of December 2017 after a whole year of operations, Lao authorities in charge said last week.
The US$5.986 billion project has a re-scheduled completion date of
An ambitious $6 billion high-speed railway project in Laos that would link China with the Laotian capital of Vientiane on the Thai border is meant to be a symbol of cooperation under Chinese President Xi Jinping’s flagship Belt and Road Initiative. But with Beijing calling the shots and leaving out locals, it has instead become another example of the pitfalls faced by small Southeast Asian countries in relying economically on their much larger neighbor.Read more
In northern and central Laos,mountains seem to reign the area where population is scarce. There was almost nothing but primeval forests and traces of slash-and-burn cultivation left by mountainous residents.
However, since December 2016, within half a year since the beginning of …
The Laos-China railway is planning to be officially operational in December 2021 with many tunnels already being boredRead more
The boring of tunnels for the Laos-China railway is expected to begin in the next few weeks following a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of the project in December last year.
The tunnel entrances have been earmarked and concreted in preparation for boring, the ….