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China-Laos railway completes both cross-Mekong River bridges' beam installation

The Laos-China Railway Co., Ltd. (LCRC), a joint venture based in Lao capital Vientiane in charge of the construction and operation of the railway, told Xinhua on Thursday that, all its beams of the two cross-Mekong River bridges have been installed. With the last 24-meter prestressed ...

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Construction of Vientiane station for Laos-China rail link begins

Laos has started building a railway station in Vientiane to service rail links with China slated to being operating next year. Laos and China hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the project in the Lao capital on Friday, the Vientiane Times reported. The station is a main hub for the ...

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Laos-China railway almost 90% complete

Construction of the Laos-China railway was 89.43 per cent complete as of the end of May with Lao authorities calling for the project developer to progress work according to plan. General Manager Xiao Qianwen of the Laos-China Railway Co, Ltd. (LCRC), a joint venture based in ...

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 ...

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Two China-Laos Railway bridges complete closure over Mekong River

The Ban Ladhan Mekong River Super Major Bridge on Wednesday (April 1) achieved its main section closure over the Mekong River, and thus, major engineering works on both cross-Mekong bridges along the railway have been completed. According to the Laos-China Railway (LCRC), a joint venture in ...

More than 7,000 Lao workers needed for Laos-China railway construction

Chinese contractors have announced they need to recruit as many as 7,112 Lao workers for construction of the Laos-China railway project, a senior government official has said. The contractors submitted the list of demanded Lao work force to the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, ...

PM stresses land as focus for transport development

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has stressed for land to be the main focus of transportation development in the country, calling for careful decisions on every water and air transportation project. Mr Thongloun put this direction in his address at the annual meeting of the Public ...

Kasy town to be relocated to make way for railway

The urban centre of Kasy district in Vientiane province will be relocated to an area near the Kasy road to allow for construction of the Laos-China railway. A plot of flat land located in the Kasy road area has been allocated, requiring the relocation of ...

Funds allocated for railway compensation awards

The government has allocated almost 5 billion kip for authorities to finance work in the payment of compensation to those who will lose land when the Laos-China railway is built. However, the actual payments will be carried out by the joint venture company that is ...

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