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Thailand: Projects under Transport Action Plan Year 2016 and 2017 [free access]

May 1, 2017

On December 13, 2016, Thailand’s Ministry of Transport announced its Transport Infrastructure Investment Action Plan for 2017. As per the plan, the government aims to invest around USD50.57 billion in 43 transport infrastructure projects, which include double track rail network, commuter trains, mass transit development, high-speed trains, motorways and expressways, road facilitation, public bus procurement, maritime transport and air transport.  Of the 43 projects, seven projects are continued from the action plan of 2016.  

 

The total investment planned for mass transit projects is around USD10 billion, for high-speed rail USD20 billion and for bus procurements USD64.9 million.

 

The following table lists the projects under Thailand’s Transport Action Plan Year 2016 and 2017.   

             

Table: Projects under Thailand’s Transport Action Plan Year 2016 and 2017                                         

Project

Cost (USD million)

Status

Share of total category (%)

Mass transit development

MRT Southern Purple Line (civil work)

3,663.86

Under construction

36.70

Blue Line : Bang kae- Sai 4

605.63

Under procurement

6.07

Orange Line : West Side

3,524.40

Under procurement

35.31

Dark Green : Samutprakarn-Bang Pu

347.03

Under procurement

3.48

Dark Green : Kukot-Lumluka

280.09

Under procurement

2.81

Airport rail link extension (ARL)

889.98

Under procurement

8.92

Mass transit in Phuket

671.4

Proposed

6.73

Total

9,982.39

 

 

High-speed train

Bangkok-Hua Hin Route (PPP)

2,704.95

Under procurement

13.50

Bangkok-Rayong Route (PPP)

4,357.94

Under procurement

21.75

TH-CH: Bangkok-Kaeng Koi and Kaeng Koi-Korat Route (First Phase Development)

6,560.41

Under construction

32.74

TH-JP (Bangkok-Chiang Mai Route)

6,411.89

Received Cabinet or PPP Committee approval

32.00

Total

20,035.19

 

 

Public Bus Procurement

Public Bus Procurement and Stations

64.92

Under procurement

100

Common ticket system

Common ticket system

38.72

To be in service by end-2017

100

Source: Ministry of Transport, Thailand