Thailand is Preparing Railway Upgrade Program for 20 Years

Thailand is Preparing Railway Upgrade Program for 20 Years
November 5, 2009 12:54 pm

Thailand’s Transportation Ministry is preparing a 20-year plan to upgrade the state railway system involving an investment of $29.9bn (THB1tr).
The plan is to improve the railway system to meet international standards, with work planned to be carried out over three phases until 2029.
The first three-year stage will involve replacing the old train engine cars and improving signalling systems across the network. The second phase from 2011 to 2020 involves converting the existing single-track lines to dual-track lines.
The third phase from 2020 to 2029 involves work on four high-speed train routes.
The proposal will be submitted to the cabinet for approval shortly, the ministry said. 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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