High-Speed Rail Linked 3 Airport Project, Thailand
High-Speed Rail Linked 3 Airport project is a 220km high-speed railway line, which will connect three major airports in Thailand, namely Don Mueang International Airport, Suvarnabhumi Airport, and U-Tapao International Airport.
The proposed high-speed rail project will provide connections to five provinces, Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Chachoengsao, Chonburi, and Rayong. It is one of the major infrastructure projects to be developed in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) investment zone and will be taken up by State Railway of Thailand (SRT) through public-private-partnership.
Thailand’s cabinet approved the construction of the THB225bn ($6.8bn) project in March 2018. Construction is expected to be commenced in 2019, with completion scheduled for 2023.
By the way, It will generate 16,000 jobs during the construction phase and contribute THB652,152 ($20,785) to the country’s economy.
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