Thailand's high-speed train project underway

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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by handdrummer » Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:29 am

oakdale--- you may be correct. Thailand and all of southeast Asia have always been tribute states to china so it's not anything new. when we see a majority of the "leadership" limping about we'll know that the shots have been fired into their feet.

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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by Geko » Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:53 am

Scrap rail link to Hua Hin

The State Enterprise Policy Office seems to have made the right decision in delaying the nearly 95-billion-baht Bangkok-Hua Hin high-speed rail link. In fact, given some serious questions that have been...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opin ... to-hua-hin

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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by StevePIraq » Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:54 am

Just the same as China taking over Sri Lanka's main sea port, the day there is a military conflict they automatically have a port in that region.
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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by oakdale160 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:05 am

if the HST project is scrapped will the dual track project continue??

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Post by prcscct » Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:01 pm

Scrap rail link to Hua Hin (Editorial)

........with comments and suggestions about road and existing rail improvements. Pete :cheers:

http://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opin ... to-hua-hin
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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by Bristolian » Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:05 pm

Not sure if events are connected but today....

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha used Section 44 to sack the governor and entire board the State Railway of Thailand on Thursday and appoint a new team, with a highways deputy chief now acting governor.
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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by oakdale160 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:54 am

In the BKK Post todfay is an article about another possible delay. The Chinese have submitted a cost estimate but it is in Chinese.The Thai authorities are demanding a translated version by the end of April--- translated into ENGLISH. Another indication that English is the international language of trade and one more reason for the govt to upgrade the English programs in the schools.

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