Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
Details of airport rail link, mega EEC projects may get a closer look
THAILAND’S political parties have vowed to continue development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), while Democrat Party and Pheu Thai Party will review the high-speed railway project.
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
Japan bank reaffirms high-speed rail backing
THE Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has reassured Thailand of its commitment to supporting a Bt224-billion high-speed railway project that will connect the country’s three main airports.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
State Railway of Thailand (SRT) plans to go ahead with land expropriation of 850 rai for the high-speed railway project to connect the country's three main airports, said Voravuth Mala, SRT's acting governor.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
Second bidder will be considered if no deal on high-speed rail
NEGOTIATIONS in relation to the Bt224.5-billion high-speed railway project have yet to be concluded, while the secretary-general of the Eastern Economic Corridor (ECC) Committee has indicated that if a deal was not reached, BSR Joint Venture’s proposal will be considered.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
CP GROUP, GOVT CONTINUE TALKS ON RAIL-LINK PROJECT
State agencies and the Charoen Pokphand Group are continuing their negotiation on the high-speed railway project which will link up Thailand's three main international airports, said Kanit Sangsubhan, secretary general of the Eastern Economic Corridor Office.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Debate on CP rail-link offer today
THE selection committee of the Bt224.5-billion high-speed railway project will today discuss a “special proposal” from Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) and its allies, while State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has called for a two-week extension to the negotiation period before contract signing.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
Wait ends for airports link bidders
COMPANIES bidding for work on the country’s high-speed railway project will learn today who are the winners and losers in the hunt for potentially lucrative revenue streams.
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
BSR clears key hurdle on bid for airports rail link
BSR Joint Venture has passed the requirements for its technical bid for the high-speed railway project that will link three main airports in the country, with the winner expected to be announced this month.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:02
Two groups hand in bids for rail project
Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) and BTS Group Holdings Plc (BTS) on Monday submitted bids for the Bt220-billion high-speed railway project , designed to connect three major airports in Thailand.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
CP, BTS groups set to bid for airport link high-speed railway
TWO RIVAL CORPORATE groups – Charoen Pokphand (CP) and BTS Holdings Plc – are expected to submit their bids today for construction of a high-speed rail linking the three main international airports – Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-tapao – worth a total of Bt220 billion.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:22
Let the train take the strain
Hong Kong’s first high-speed railway – the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail (Hong Kong Section) – was launched yesterday (September 23) giving visitors from around the world the chance to travel quickly and conveniently between Hong Kong and cities across Mainland China.
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:48
Major Vietnam high speed railway to be elevated, tunnelled: draft report
The new north-south high-speed railway connecting Hanoi and HCM City over a distance of 1,545 kilometres is expected to run mainly on elevated sections and below ground to avoid creating more level crossings.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 18:46
The Cabinet yesterday approved a project for a high-speed railway linking the three major airports - Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi in Bangkok and U-Tapao in eastern Rayong province.
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 01:00
Construction bids for high-speed train project in coordination with China to be completed in 2018
THE government has set a new target to call for construction bids for the Bt179-billion, 252-kilometre Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima high-speed railway by the end of next year, according to Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittay-apaisith.
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:38
Beijing-Shanghai train speed limit rockets to 350 km/h
BEIJING - The speed on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway was increased to 350 km/h on Thursday, making it again among the world’s fastest train services after the operational limit was reduced six years ago.