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Two more new services using modern train carriages introduced – this time on Thailand’s North Eastern Train Line

Two more new services using modern train carriages introduced – this time on Thailand’s North Eastern Train Line

23 November 2016: Following on from our report of the 19th November 2016 that the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has started using using its newly purchased Chinese made train…

Thailand’s brand new modern train carriages have now been introduced on two services on the Northern Train Line

Thailand’s brand new modern train carriages have now been introduced on two services on the Northern Train Line

19 November 2016: Following our earlier report on the 15 July 2016 that the State Railway of Thailand had taken delivery of the first 39 brand new train carriages (out…

Construction on the new double track train line from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima on course to commence in September 2016

Construction on the new double track train line from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima on course to commence in September 2016

29 July 2016: The Thai and Chinese authorities have now reached enough points of agreement on the cost of the first part of new double track railway line linking Bangkok…

Progress on new railway tracks lags behind Thailand’s other large scale construction projects

Progress on new railway tracks lags behind Thailand’s other large scale construction projects

16 July 2016: 2016 is going to be remembered as the year of the ‘Mega Infrastructure Projects’ with the Thailand Government currently working on finalising the contracts for no fewer…

Thailand takes delivery of 39 modern new train carriages for the Bangkok to Chaing Mai service

Thailand takes delivery of 39 modern new train carriages for the Bangkok to Chaing Mai service

15 July 2016:  The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has taken delivery of the first 39 brand new train carriages, as the first tranche of a larger order of 115…

Rail link between Aranyaprathet in Thailand and Poipet to be completed by the end of 2016

Rail link between Aranyaprathet in Thailand and Poipet to be completed by the end of 2016

10 July 2016: Cambodia’s Minister of Public Works and Transport, Sun Chanthol, met with Nuttavudh Photisaro, Thailand’s Ambassador to Cambodia, to give assurance that the 6.5 km of new railway line linking Poipet…

Construction of the new high-speed rail link from Kumming to Singapore via Laos has stalled for the moment because of funding issues

Construction of the new high-speed rail link from Kumming to Singapore via Laos has stalled for the moment because of funding issues

11 July 2016: In 2013 plans for the Pan Asia Railway Network looked set to become an imminent reality with President Xi Jinping announcing that the Chinese state had an ambitious plan…

Japan has recommended that the construction of the high speed railway line be split into two sections

Japan has recommended that the construction of the high speed railway line be split into two sections

23 June 2016: Following a meeting with Tsutomu Shimura, Senior Deputy Director-General for the Railway Bureau, Thailand’s Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith announces that the Japan favours building the proposed 672 km high…

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…

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