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17 Luglio 2019

Thailandia

CONTINUE TO EXPAND RAIL WAY PHUKET TO KATHU-PATONG

Preparing to propose the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) to extend the route of the Phuket light rail project, which originally ended at Chalong junction. Before entering Phuket Old Town To build another extension, starting from Ban Bang Khu Station to Kathu District Distance of about 5 km before entering the tunnel Kathu-Patong route. MRTA has adjusted the route to the end of Chalong intersection to connect to the old town of Phuket. Which, if looking at value for money, tourists will come to Patong rather than entering Phuket. Patong Municipality therefore proposed to build another extension to connect to Patong in order to serve tourists. In addition, Patong has many business development plans, value of investment is more than 10 billion baht especially the large conference center is expected to help stimulate the economy for Patong and Thailand. The government should create a mass transit system that can transport a large number of people, such as electric trains, to support it. Municipality will invite relevant agencies to discuss the development of light rail to be pushed on 22nd July. – Translated (ICE BANGKOK)


Fonte notizia: Thansettakij