China-Laos Railway marks one year of cross-border passenger service

14 April 2024
2024-04-14 10:17

Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of cross-border passenger service on the China-Laos Railway. This milestone marks the inauguration of a new train route linking China's Xishuangbanna with Laos' Luang Prabang, both renowned tourist destinations.
The China-Laos Railway, connecting southwest China's Kunming with the capital city of Laos, Vientiane, commenced operations on 3rdDecember 2021, and the cross-border passenger service was inaugurated on 13thApril 2023. As of late March, approximately 180,000 international passenger trips have been recorded, drawing travelers from 87countries and regions.

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