February, 2019


Train carriages from Mexico reach port

The shuttle service connecting Phnom Penh Centre and the airport will soon be upgraded with new carriages imported from Mexico, according to the service manager.

Royal Railways, the company that manages the country’s railway network, said the three carriages arrived at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port on Tuesday, and according to Transport Minister Sun Chanthol that it will be in service “soon”.

Furthermore, he said though the carriages were imported for Phnom Penh’s airport shuttle usage, but  it might be used in southern rail line – connecting the capital with Sihanoukville – or the western rail line – which reaches Poipet, in the border with Thailand.

The new carriages are able to accommodate 100 passengers, including passengers whom will be standing in it. The service will be providing free-of-charge until November, one-way ticket will be selling at USD 2.50.


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