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Transportation Hub Bangkok – Thailand – South East Asia
Train assembly hub of ASEAN is now a coveted title
The Transport Ministry has set out an ambitious plan to turn Thailand into the train assembly hub of ASEAN. Deputy Transport Minister Pailin Chuchottaworn said the ministry is in the process of holding.
The plant, he said, would also supply trains to CLMV countries — Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
The project is likely to get off ground between 2020 and 2021, he said. It is possible that three electric train plants will be established, which would be able to produce 900 carriages a year by 2027.
Thailand needs to import 7,000-10,000 train components but the project could reduce this number by 3,000, he noted. The minister said the kingdom will expand its rail network to connect with neighbouring countries
Within a few years, he said, double-track and high-speed railways would be able to connect with those in Laos, with a train service operating across the border between Trat in Thailand and Siem Reap and…
The incoming projects include high-speed rail routes, 10 electric train routes in Bangkok and its surrounding provinces, and light rail transit (LRT) links in some regions.