Thailand Waits for Bidding Rail Project

Thailand Waits for Bidding Rail Project
February 18, 2011 12:38 pm

The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand has approved a plan to seek bids for $561m worth of civil construction works for an extension to Bangkok’s elevated rail system.

The 12.6km extension of the green line will connect Bangkok’s suburbs to the south-eastern province of Samutprakarn.
The civil works for the project will be divided into two contracts, where the first contract worth THB14.79bn ($480.8m) involves the construction of key infrastructure and seven stations, and is scheduled to come up for bidding in June.
The terms and conditions of the second contract worth THB2.45bn ($79.8m) are currently under revision.
The MRTA will select successful firms and sign the contracts for the deals between August and September 2011. Commercial operations of the extension will commence by May 2016. 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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