Rail project to connect Bangkok’s airports

1/11/2019 3:26:48 PM

Thailand is ready start the construction of a major high-speed rail project that is to connect Don MueangSuvarnabhumi and U-Tapao airports. The 224-billion-baht (€5.9 billion) project is expected to be complete by end-2023.  

According to TravelWeekly Asia, the airport-linking railway will be approximately 220 kilometres-long. Its high-speed trains will reach up to 250km/hThe network will use the current Phaya Thai-Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link's (ARL), with extensions to be built linking Don Mueang and U-Tapao 

The Thai government is setting up the project to further develop the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), with regionally important cities such as Chachoengsao, Chon Buri and Rayong 

Further reading on travelweekly-asia.com 

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