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Is the airport link safe for pedestrians?

Is the airport link safe for pedestrians? From THE NATION – LETTERS TO EDITOR In response to the recent editorial on the Airport Link, I would like to add a few things. Once you get on the train the ride is mostly fast and efficient. With that said, and bearing in mind that we understand that mega-projects are not completed on time and the finishing touches still need to be put in place, there are some questions concerning logistics and coordination between local offices and state agencies.

High-speed train haunts Korbsak

High-speed train haunts Korbsak Korbsak Sabhavasu, the secretary-general to the prime minister, tweeted a simple message on September 1: “Morning people � Train project haunted me so early this morning � I was hit by a high-speed train in the early morning on Channel 9 krub”.

Thai-Chinese rail deal closer

Thai-Chinese rail deal closer A memorandum of understanding between the Thai and Chinese governments on a joint venture to construct the new high-speed train from Nong Khai to Bangkok is likely to be signed by the end of this year. Terms of the memo are expected to be discussed when the prime minister visits Shanghai this weekend. Economic ministers gave the green light on Monday to state investment plans for four high-speed train routes: Nong Khai-Bangkok, Bangkok-Padang Besar, Bangkok-Rayong and Bangkok-Chiang Mai. The cabinet has not approved a… Read more »

Clarity to lighten up MTP

Clarity to lighten up MTP All parties holding breath for ruling today All eyes are on the Central Administrative Court today (02.09.2010) as it makes its final ruling on the fate of suspended industrial projects in Map Ta Phut, with high hopes that the outcome will lift investors’ confidence and increase investments the country.

Express rail makes life easier for commuters between Bangkok and Suvarnabhumi Airport

Express rail makes life easier for commuters between Bangkok and Suvarnabhumi Airport These days you can get to Suvarnabhumi Airport from downtown Bangkok in quick time thanks to the Airport Rail Link (ARL), a rapid train ride on elevated tracks 28 kilometres long inaugurated last week. The recently-launched Airport Rail Link, your ticket to Suvarnabhumi Airport from Bangkok. It can deliver you there in 30 minutes, or even half that time. For commuters, here are some vital tips. The ART comprises of a City Line and Express Line.

New SPP bidding round for 2,000 MW due soon

New SPP bidding round for 2,000 MW due soon The Energy Ministry expects to open a new round of small power producer (SPP) licence bids for combined output of 2,000 megawatts within one to two months, says Viraphol Jirapraditkul, director-general of the Energy Policy and Planning Office (Eppo).

Thaniya plans green community mall

Thaniya plans green community mall Srinakarin Road project to cost B1.5bn Thaniya Group, the developer of the Springfield Royal Country Club, has earmarked 1.5 billion baht to develop its first neighbourhood community mall next year on land it owns on Srinakarin Road in Bangkok.