Bangkok to Korat high speed rail project to begin in November

The Ministry of Transport has announced they expect construction on the first stage of the Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima rail project to begin in November.

The first phase of the project will be carried out by the State Railway of Thailand in cooperation with China.

Bangkok to Korat high speed rail project to begin in November

The deputy Transport Ministry’s Permanent Secretary said that a meeting was held with Chinese officials and a start date of October 9, 2017 was scheduled to start Contract Number 2.1, at the same time Chinese engineers will begin training and testing by the Thai Council of Engineers.

After the Chinese engineers have passed the qualifying tests they will hand over the designs and blueprints to the State Railway of Thailand for additional work.

The Chinese engineers will be required to pass tests on legal and ethical legislation for foreign workers in Thailand as well as exams on environmental conditions and safety measures.

Source : NNT

Content : LovePattayaThailand

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