Yangon-Bagan special train to run during X’mas holidays

A locomotive pulling into Yangon Central Railway Station.  Photo: Phoe Khwar
A locomotive pulling into Yangon Central Railway Station. Photo: Phoe Khwar

By Nyein Nyein

The Myanma Railways (MR) will operate a special train between Yangon and Bagan during the Christmas holidays, according to the No.7 Division of MR.
The Yangon-Bagan special train will start from 25 December. The train service will be provided for the convenience of government staff and general public visiting cultural sites in Bagan region or making a pilgrimage to the region.
The Yangon-Bagan special train will leave Yangon Central Railway Station at 2:15 pm on 25 December and arrive in Bagan at 9 am on 26 December.
The special train will have three upper class coaches, five ordinary class coaches, and a brake van.
The Yangon-Bagan special train will halt at Thayawady, Letpadan, Minhla, Okkpho, Gyobingauk, Zegon, Nattalin, Paungde, Pateegon, Thegon, Hsin Hmee Zwe, Shwedaga, Aunglan, Hsatthwar, Taungdwingyi, Myothit, Natmauk, Tharmyar, Pinchaung, Kyaukpadaung, and Sutae stations.
Sale of tickets for upper class and ordinary class will start from 23 December. The tickets will be priced at K12,000 for upper class and K4,500 for ordinary class.
MR will sell three Yangon-Bagan tickets per person, according to the No.7 Division of Myanma Railways.(Translated by Hay Mar)

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