Inaugural train begins Laos royal visit

Map of Laos cross-border rail route (copyright Railway Gazette International).

LAOS: Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand presided over the inaugural cross-border rail journey into Laos on March 5. Following a ceremony at Nong Khai station, the princess travelled across the Mekong to Tha Na Laeng, where she began a two-day official visit to Laos.

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