Most stations on Laos-China Railway now complete
Most of the stations on the Laos-China Railway are now complete ahead of the planned opening of the railway in December.
Kasy Station in Vientiane province was the most recent to be completed and was officially unveiled on Sept 27.
The station was built by the China Railway Construction Group and is designed similar to a bus station, with one stop and three intermediate rail lines, and can accommodate up to 150 passengers.
The station covers an area of 1498.7 square metres and is a combination of traditional Lao and Chinese architectural styles.
The construction company used BIM model construction technology and had to deal with challenges such as the rainy season, the Covid-19 pandemic, transport of construction materials, etc. But despite these difficulties, the main structure of the building was finished 15 days ahead of schedule.