Yay-Dawei Railway

   See Ye-Tavoy Railway

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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  • Ye-Tavoy (Yay-Dawei) Railway —    A project initiated by the State Law and Order Restoration Council in 1993 to link the railhead at Ye (Yay) in Mon State with Tavoy (Dawei), the capital of Tenasserim (Tanintharyi) Division. Its purpose was to facilitate transportation links… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Thai-Burma Railway —    Railway built by the Japanese during World War II, which connected the Bangkok Singapore line at Bangpong, Thailand, with the Ye Moulmein (Yay, Mawlamyine) line at Thanbyuzayat, in what is now Mon State. It was 415 kilometers (257 miles) long …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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