Work completed on Laos’ third longest tunnel for railway link with China

Work on the country’s third longest tunnel at Namor district in Oudomxay province, which is part of the Laos-China Railway Project and has a length of 9020 metres, has been completed.

The Laos-China Railway Company informed the media that the excavation of the railway tunnel was successfully completed on Wednesday amid the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.

The work was completed 43 days ahead of schedule despite several challenges in the construction area, which was filled by groundwater. The country’s third longest tunnel is in Koulong village. The excavation was done by the construction company while ensuring safety, quality and efficiency.

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Khonesavanh Latsaphao