Friday, July 04, 2008

Thai-Lao Train successful.

In an article by the Thai newspaper, The Nation, it was announced that the tirst test run of Thai-Lao train was successful:

The State Railway of Thailand on Friday successfully completed a first test
run of train service linking Nong Khai to Vientiane, Laos.

The 3.5-kilometer railway is expected to inaugurate the international
service in August. The inauguration service will be presided over by HRH
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

Thai and Lao authorities plan test-run services twice per day until July
15. The train fares will range from Bt50 to Bt20 per passenger.

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