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 population of Myanmar is about 60 million. The main language spoken in the country is Myanmar though English is also widely spoken and understood.