A report on Boten–Vientiane railway, Thanaleng railway station and Laos
The Boten–Vientiane railway, also known as the China–Laos railway or the Laos section of the Kunming–Singapore railway, is a 422 km in Laos, running between the capital Vientiane and the northern town of Boten on the border with Yunnan, China.- Boten–Vientiane railway
Thanaleng station, also known as Dongphosy station (Ban Dong Phosy in Lao), is a railway station in Dongphosy village, Hadxayfong District, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos.- Thanaleng railway station
In November 2010, however, Lao and Thai officials confirmed that their joint extension project had been scrapped in favor of the Vientiane–Boten railway supported by the governments of Thailand and China, which would pass through Laos.- Thanaleng railway station
Since the line uses a different rail gauge from the existing Thai Northeastern Line link from Bangkok to Thanaleng, running into Thailand is not yet possible.- Boten–Vientiane railway
On 3 December 2021, the 422-kilometre Boten-Vientiane railway, a flagship of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was opened.- Laos
Its first railway line, a short 3-km long metre-gauge railway that connects southern Vientiane to Thailand, only opened in 2009.- Laos
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Vientiane (, ; ວຽງຈັນ, Viangchan, ) is the capital and largest city of Laos.
A metre gauge railway link over the first bridge was formally inaugurated on 5 March 2009, ending at Thanaleng Railway Station, in Dongphosy village (Vientiane Prefecture), 20 km east of Vientiane.
The Boten–Vientiane railway (sometimes referred to as the China–Laos railway or Laos–China railway) is an 414 km electrified railway in Laos, running between the capital Vientiane and the town of Boten on the border with China.