The railway sector also faces significant challenges, with over a quarter of the country’s fleet of 400 locomotives more than 40 years old. Consequently, the 375 km trip between the economic capital of Yangon and the political capital of Nay Pyi Taw takes almost twice as long by rail – nine hours – as by road.
Railroad map of Myanmar
Did You Know?
The climate of Myanmar is generally humid, and it receives less rainfall but the temperature remains quite mild all through the year.