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Bidding for the projects to construct the Orange, Pink and Yellow electric railway lines in Bangkok set to commence in June 2016

Bidding for the projects to construct the Orange, Pink and Yellow electric railway lines in Bangkok set to commence in June 2016

25 May 2016: Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak announces that an auction will be held in June 2016 for three major railway construction projects in Bangkok, Thailand. The three lines, known…

Thai authorities and Chinese government close to agreeing a deal to construct the Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima high speed train line

Thai authorities and Chinese government close to agreeing a deal to construct the Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima high speed train line

13 May 2016: Following a meeting with Chinese Authorities in Beijing Thailand’s Transport Minister, Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, announced that the deal between the Chinese and Thai government to construct a 254 Km…

State Railway of Thailand approves plan for 2 new high speed train services

State Railway of Thailand approves plan for 2 new high speed train services

Finally, after years of deliberation, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has finally approved plans for two new high speed train services in Thailand. These plans will considered by the…

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida receives reassurance from the Thai Government that the new Thai railway projects will go ahead

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida receives reassurance from the Thai Government that the new Thai railway projects will go ahead

Thai Railway News on Monday 2nd May 2016 Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida met with Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House in Bangkok. Japan has previously committed to two…

Pan Asia Railway Network: Kumming to Singapore

Pan Asia Railway Network: Kumming to Singapore

The Kumming to Singapore train line has been a long time in the making; the British and French colonial authorities agreed on the idea in 1900. World War II, the…

Eastern & Oriental Express: Bangkok to Singapore

Eastern & Oriental Express: Bangkok to Singapore

The Eastern & Oriental Express, which runs between Bangkok and Singapore, is one of the world’s most famous train services and features alongside other famous train services, such as the…