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Thai CP Group nears deal on high-speed link to 3 airports

Thailand’s largest conglomerate is about to sign a $6.9bn deal with a Chinese contractor to build a high-speed railway connecting three of the country’s largest airports, according to the State Railway of Thailand. The State Railway


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SRT ramps up efforts to lease its land

The debt-ridden State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is ramping up efforts to lease its three prime land plots in Bangkok to be used for a 400 billion-baht commercial development project in a bid to bolster revenues.


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Thailand’s FFP pushes hyperloop transit plan

The Future Forward Party (FFP) enlarged on its plan to develop a hyperloop line from Chiang Mai to Phuket if it wins the election, claiming a mass transit system in which passengers would travel in pods


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CP consortium not ready for talks on three-airport railway

Charoen Pokphand chief executive Suphachai Chearavanont leads his team to submit the consortium’s tender for construction of a high-speed train project connecting Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-Tapao airports, in Bangkok last November. Charoen Pokphand Group on


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Purple Line, Phuket light rail among projects up for PPP

The Purple Line’s 23.6km southern extension is to open in 2024 and run from Tao Pun to Rat Burana. The MRT’s Purple Line southern extension from Kanchanaphisek Outer Ring Road to Tao Poon and provincial mass


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Thai PM floats new Canal Project

Panel needed to study waterway, critics say. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) and Office of the National Security Council (NSC) to look into a proposed canal project


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Construction of new Khon Kaen airport terminal begins

Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith on Sunday presided over the foundation stone-laying ceremony for construction of a new passenger terminal for the Khon Kaen international airport. A budget of about 2 billion baht was approved by the


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ToR for slate of transport projects set for fast track

With poll countdowns starting, the government has vowed to rev up approving terms of reference (ToR) for the planned infrastructure projects worth 300-400 billion baht within four months. Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said several infrastructure


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Cambodian, Thai railway line on track

Cambodian authorities have begun removing a traditional arch at the Poipet border gate opposite Sa Kaeo’s Aranyaprathet to clear land for construction of the long-awaited Thai-Cambodian rail project, Thai officials said Wednesday. Provincial immigration office chief


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BTS pulls in resources for rail projects

SET-listed BTS Group Holdings Plc plans to join the bidding for a 18.3km light rail from Bang Na to Suvarnabhumi airport, the 39.6km Orange Line and a 220km high-speed railway. Chief executive Kavin Kanjanapas said BTS


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