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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…