📩 15/06/2023 09:58
The China-Laos railway has operated 13 cross-border passenger services since April 25.000, when passenger services began.
According to the information provided by the Mohan border checkpoint, 14.156 inbound and 11.752 outbound passenger flights were recorded in the Chinese border town of Mohan in Yunnan province in the southwest of the country during the said period.
US couple Michael and Alysha Dragoo said, “We are very happy to travel on the comfortable and convenient international passenger train operated by the China-Laos railway. We can go to many places in Yunnan and Laos by train. It is truly a great opportunity.”
Tourist Phoumy Sisaivong from Laos said, “After the Sino-Laos railway launched its international passenger train service, many Laotian companies want to do business in China. This time, my friends and I are going to China to research the longan market.”
One of the groundbreaking projects of high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, the China-Laos railway started operations in December 2021. The 1.035 km long railway connects Kunming, China, to Vientiane, Laos.