Section of Hua Hin dual track rail line now 99% complete, set to open in 2023
The construction of a major section of the new dual track rail line in Hua Hin is now more than 99 percent complete, the Department of Rail Transport (DRT) has announced.
According to Dr Pichet Kunadhamraks, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Rail Transport, the 84 kilometre stretch of the rail line that connects Hua Hin with Prachuap Khiri Khan is now 99.870 percent complete.
The section of the track in Hua Hin forms part of the line that will eventually connect Nakhon Pathom with Chumphon, a distance of 421 kilometers.
In and around Hua Hin, the construction of the rail line is part of the Southern Railway Construction Project and is separated into three different stages.