Thailand Plans to Increase Speed at the Railway System

Thailand Plans to Increase Speed at the Railway System
July 28, 2010 10:25 am

Thailand is planning to increase the speed of its rail system and expand its logistics network.

Train speeds will double from 50-60km/h to 100-120km/h under a THB170bn ($5.2bn) rail system budget for the next five years. Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said auctions for the construction of high-speed train projects are in the pipeline.

The country is also studying rail routes to connect to China, according to Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation. 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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