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Laos-China Railway daily number of passengers tops 10,000

On March 4, Laos-China Railway transported more than 10,000 passengers, the highest daily number of passengers ever recorded since the launch of the railway in early December 2021.

In the first two months of this year, the Laos-China railway carried 417,400 passengers, an increase of 256.2% compared to the same period last year. Goods transport via the railway reached 647,700 tons, an increase of 320% year on year, according to the Laos-China Railway Co.,

In order to accommodate increasing number of passengers, the Laos-China Railway has extended its ticket selling times, coupled two EMU trains and increased the number of ordinary cars to 12.

The railway company also trained its employees on foreign language skills including Chinese, English and Thai to ensure they can better serve foreign passengers, especially those from China and Thailand.

Source: Lao News Agency