Thailand Approves 4 HSR Routes to Investment

Thailand Approves 4 HSR Routes to Investment
November 15, 2009 11:14 am

Thailand’s Council of Economic Ministers has approved a $3.36bn (THB112bn) plan to build four high-speed train routes in the country.

The plan forms part of the recently submitted $44bn(THB1.47tr) plan by the transport ministry to upgrade the national railways.
The newly approved projects include rail lines linking Bangkok with the northern province of Chiang Mai, the northeastern province of Nong Khai, the eastern province of Chan-tha-bu-ri and Padang Besar, a town located at the northern part of Perlis state in Malaysia.
Work will be carried out from 2010 to 2013. The transport ministry has been directed to start by developing a feasibility study and investment plan for a rail route linking Bangkok and the eastern province of Ra-yong as the pilot project. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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