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Laos-Thailand freight rail link by 2015

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The 3.5km railway link from Vientiane to the Thai border will be able to handle freight by 2015, news reports in Laos said Monday. 

Laos would build the required facilities at its end of the Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge by 2015, the Vientiane Times reported.

"Construction of a yard to store containers and lifting facilities will begin at the end of this year," said Bounchanh Xaybounheuang, a senior official at the Lao Railways Authority.

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