November 16, 2017

Scenic Gokhteik viaduct rides opened

The Gokhteik viaduct is seen in Nawnghkio, northern Shan State. Photo: tripadvisor.com
The Gokhteik viaduct is seen in Nawnghkio, northern Shan State. Photo: tripadvisor.com

A RAIL bus engine that can carry 50 passengers and cars with a capacity to carry 20 passengers are now offering riders sightseeing opportunities along the Gokhteik viaduct, according to Myanma Railways.     The service costs K5,000 per person and includes 10-miniute stops on both sides the bridge.
People can hire the service by contacting its Mandalay Office at 0235986 or the Myanma Railways Head Office at Nay Pyi Taw Railway Station at 067 77118 and 77050. According to Myanma Railways, walking along the bridge has been prohibited in order to maintain the durability of the historic viaduct.

 

 

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