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February 29, 2020

Union Minister inspects upgrading Toungoo-Yangon railroad section

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Union Minister for Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung looked into upgrading Toungoo-Yangon railroad section between Yangon and Mandalay on 25th January.
At the briefing room of Ottwin Station, the Union Minister and party heard reports on the ongoing works of the project, including duty assignments, laying a concrete foundation, accumulation of concrete sleepers and steel railway tracks, using welding machines and rail piles. The Union Minister also advised on ensuring the quality of the project carried out by the contractors. They also inspected constructions of a creek-crossing bridge and a railway station in Pyu Township. The Union Minister and party arrived at Bago-Nyaunglebin railroad section and inspected upgrading works before reaching to repairing creek-crossing bridges in Pyuntansar and DaikU township, as well as rail track connections near Hotngyi Station.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)


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