Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by StevePIraq » Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:50 pm

This seems to be the most detail I can find on this

http://dc-asia.dorsch.de/projects/proje ... 70b07c694e
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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by HHTel » Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:01 pm

Here is the link on the high speed project only recently approved. It's aim is China with the first section from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchisima (4 years) and yes the HS line will be 1.435 as opposed to the dual track system which will run on the current guage.

http://shanghaiist.com/2017/07/12/thail ... proved.php

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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by Big Boy » Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:47 pm

Spotted on Soi 94. Can the clever people work out what it says?
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I see double tracks, raised tracks etc. A pipe dream, or reality?
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Post by Bamboo Grove » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:39 pm

It says (the text that I can see): Construction of double track railway Nakhon Pathom - Hua Hin.
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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by Gregjam » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:46 pm

Zoomed in a bit and it started in February and scheduled to take 36 months. It will be interesting to see how close it will be to the Hua Hin golf clubhouse.

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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by hhinner » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:50 pm

Contractor is Sino Thai. Project to run 1 Feb 2561 (i.e. last month) for 36 months. Light blue is fence line; yellow is existing track; red is new track, including elevated track.

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Post by hhinner » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:55 pm

Gregjam wrote:Zoomed in a bit and it started in February and scheduled to take 36 months. It will be interesting to see how close it will be to the Hua Hin golf clubhouse.
Crossed tracks with you. The fence to fence width is shown as 39.81m if that helps. How near is the clubhouse to existing track?

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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by Big Boy » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:15 am

Hmmmm....... I've just come across this artists impression on the Internet. Looks as though the existing station will be decimated and many small traders gone.

History moved over to make way for progress :?
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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by HHTel » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:38 am

That looks like an 'impression' of the High Speed link. The original track plus the new track is virtually non existent. Pretty sure that doesn't refer to the first graphic that was posted.

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Post by oakdale160 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:42 am

They say 3 years, Summer 2021 lets start a book on completion date. My entry july 1st 2025.

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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by Big Boy » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:35 am

HHTel wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:38 am
That looks like an 'impression' of the High Speed link. The original track plus the new track is virtually non existent. Pretty sure that doesn't refer to the first graphic that was posted.
With an old chugger of a freight train? TIT.

I think the artist's impression shows what is left of the original station, together with the raised new station, similar to the newer stations around Bangkok.
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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by HHTel » Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:43 pm

Yeh hadn't noticed the 'chugger'. However, if it's correct then the new elevated track is way over (west) from the original track. Doesn't quite look right. Time will tell.

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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by hhinner » Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:46 pm

Judging by the two graphics they're building elevated tracks and having ground level dual tracks as well. Maybe the ground level will handle trains stopping at every station while elevated is for "express" services. Which track will freight use though?

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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by handdrummer » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:12 am

Where will they get the hills, grass and pine trees?

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Re: Hua Hin dual-track rail project to go ahead

Post by hhinner » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:51 am

Don't think hills are a problem around Hua Hin. But if the nearly 40m width is used for the entire project that's going to affect a lot of people that live quite close to the existing track. A bit skeptical that HH to Nakorn Pathom can be finished in 3 years.

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