Thailand's high-speed train project underway

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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by HHTel » Sat May 14, 2016 2:38 pm

Mmmmm. We'll see!

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Post by STEVE G » Sun May 15, 2016 3:56 am

HHCanuck wrote:OMG if the French get involved it will never be finished. 30 hour work week, 1 hour breaks and 2 hour lunches plus going on strike once a month.
France has had high speed trains since the 1980's and holds the record for the fastest wheeled train at over 350 mph.

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Post by StevePIraq » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:24 pm

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The State Railway of Thailand has approved high-speed trains from Bangkok to Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan and to Rayong, costing altogether 247 billion baht. Construction is expected to start next year.

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/transpo ... eed-trains
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Post by centermid7 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:32 pm

Nope

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Post by oakdale160 » Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:26 pm

The S'pore and Malaysian govt have just signed to start the SP > KL HST. 350K in a little over 90min.
With the Chinese assisting the Loa govt to bringa HST from China to Vientiane-- Thai is going to look sad with its water buffalo speed train in between the two.

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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by buksida » Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:12 am

High-speed train projects face delay
Plans to begin four high-speed train projects this year now will be put off until next year, though the timeframe will remain the same, Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith says.

The minister plans to tell the cabinet next week that there will be no significant progress on the projects late this year as originally envisaged.

The projects are a 252.5km Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima route under the 179-billion-baht Thai-Chinese joint development; a 382km Bangkok-Phitsanulok rail track under the 224-billion-baht Thai-Japanese venture, and the 193.5km Bangkok-Rayong and 165km Bangkok-Hua Hin routes, worth about 152 billion baht and 94.6 billion baht respectively. The delay is mainly due to unfinished studies on the projects.

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general ... face-delay
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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by HHTel » Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:52 am

'Unfinished studies' - What a surprise!

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Post by PeteC » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:14 am

Bangkok-Hua Hin high-speed link hits new delay

In a nut shell....they're not sure there will be enough passenger demand to justify it.....

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general ... -new-delay
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Post by oakdale160 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:34 am

The BKK-NR project isa joint Thai-China project, which means that Thai is going to let China build a railway in Thai--that one may happen

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Post by HHTel » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:19 am

Well that puts paid to the rumours that the work currently going on by the railway on soi 88 is to do with upgrading the line to dual track.

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Post by hhinner » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:25 am

^^ Aren't the high speed and dual track two different projects?

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Post by StevePIraq » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:30 am

The high speed rail could never be on ground level in Thailand, it would hit hundreds of vehicles every day
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Post by handdrummer » Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:11 pm

oakdale160 wrote:The BKK-NR project isa joint Thai-China project, which means that Thai is going to let China build a railway in Thai--that one may happen
that will be a Chinese troop train used for the take over of Thailand. the troops will be disguised as tourists and cautioned not to spit in public and push people when shopping.

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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by HHTel » Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:13 pm

hhinner wrote:^^ Aren't the high speed and dual track two different projects?
You're absolutely right. Must get my brain in gear before posting.

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Re: Thailand's high-speed train project underway

Post by oakdale160 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:31 pm

handdrummer--- I dont think that China will take over SE Asia using troops but by a process of neo-colonialism where you take over the economy. ASEAN andAEC are attemts to halt this but Thai by its non-coperation is shooting itself in the foot--but that is what Thai does best

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