Thai-Chinese high-speed railway boost economy World

Thai-Chinese high-speed railway boost economy

The Thai-Chinese high-speed railway from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima will act as a major spur to the economy, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on October 28. He made the affirmation while presiding over a ceremony at Government House to sign a contract worth 50.63 billion THB (1.62 billion USD) for the Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima section of the route.
Thai Government promotes 20-year housing strategy World

Thai Government promotes 20-year housing strategy

The Thai Government will press ahead with its 20-year housing development master plan to provide housing for low-income earners nationwide, Deputy Prime Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on October 10.
Thailand spends big on railway routes to south World

Thailand spends big on railway routes to south

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) plans to spend 90 billion baht (3 million USD) to upgrade the existing single-track railways leading to the deep south to double tracks to cut down travel time for passengers and promote tourism to the region, according to local media.
Thailand worries about possible losses of high-speed railway ASEAN

Thailand worries about possible losses of high-speed railway

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is worried that the planned Shinkansen-style Thai-Japanese high-speed railway from Bangkok to Chiang Mai province will run at a loss when it opens, citing a 66 percent drop in the predicted number of daily passengers.
World

Malaysia, Thailand expect to benefit from rail link

Strong cooperation between the railway administration of Peninsular Malaysia (KTMB) and the State Railway Of Thailand (SRT) is expected to help promote good relations between the citizens of the two neighbouring countries.