UDON THANI – The northeastern dual track railway project will include the construction of a completely elevated section when passing the city area of Udon Thani, a SRT official says. 

Elevated Airport Rail Link to de-link from SRT

Thursday, 13 September 2012 08:41
BANGKOK, Sept 12 -- The State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO) on Wednesday approved a plan to separate the Airport Rail Link from the State Railway of Thailand (SRT), setting it up as a new state enterprise to better operate the Airport Link system, according to...
BANGKOK 10 September 2012  - Deputy Transport Minister, overseeing the State Railway of Thailand, Chatt Kuldiloke, said the government will uplift the standard of tain tracks throughout the country. 
PHATTHALUNG, Aug 23 - Eight carriages on a southern train derailed in Phatthalung this morning, with many passengers slightly injured. State Railway of Thailand (SRT) workers are urgently trying to reopen services.
The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday approved the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) project to build 106km of double-track railway from Chachoensao to Saraburi, according to deputy government spokesperson Pakdiharn Himathongkham.
BANGKOK, 11 June 2012  – The State Railway of Thailand (SRT), operator of the Airport Link, said it will purchase seven more train compartments to accommodate passengers using City Line. 
BANGKOK, May 1 -- The Cabinet on Tuesday extended free third-class train and non-air conditioned bus services to the low-income Thai public for another five months to help reduce their cost of living, and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra convened a meeting with economic ministers and...
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012  – More than half a million people have left Bangkok for the upcountry during the past long weekend, according to information from the country's major provincial bus operator. 
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 -State Railway of Thailand Deputy Governor Viroj Triampongpan is confident that it is safe to ride the train to the three southernmost provinces during Songkran Festival. 
BANGKOK, 23 March 2012  - The Transport Ministry has assigned the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) to develop the plans for 10 additional electric train routes as well as study the details of the 20-baht flat train fare. 
  BANGKOK, Feb 24 – Thailand and China have agreed to establish a joint working committee to implement a high speed rail project after the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate transport development in the region.
BANGKOK, 22 February 2012  – The Transport Ministry is prepared to discuss with the Chinese counterpart on Friday the conclusion of an MOU on joint development of high-speed rail systems in Thailand.
BANGKOK, 16 February 2012  - Security has been beefed up at the country's main airport, railway stations and bus terminals after several countries issued alert messages for foreigners residing or traveling in Thailand. 
Twin-track eastern rail link opens to connect Chachoengsao, Laem Chabang port CHACHOENGSAO, Jan 12 - Thailand's eastern double-track railroad linking this province with Chonburi's Laem Chabang opened Thursday, and expanding the country's road and rail logistics system with a connection to the deepwater Laem Chabang Port.

Cabinet extends measures for low-income earners

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 14:52
Cabinet extends measures for low-income earners BANGKOK, Jan 10 – Thailand'™s Cabineet on Tuesday approved the extension of free bus and train services to help low-income earners through end of April, according to a government spokesperson.

SRT takes over Chatuchak Market from City Hall

Wednesday, 04 January 2012 10:38
BANGKOK, Jan 2 - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) on Monday returned management of the world renowned Chatuchak Weekend Market to the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) after its commercial lease expired on Jan 1.
BANGKOK, Dec 27 - The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed that the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has the management rights to Chatuchak weekend market once its lease with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration expires on Monday, according to Deputy Transport Minister Chatt Kuldiloke.
The flooding in Thailand is mainly affecting the central provinces along the Chao Phraya River including Bangkok and Ayutthaya. Other popular tourist destinations in the central region including Pattaya, Hua Hin, Kanchanaburi and Koh Chang have not been affected by the floods. Provinces in the...
AYUTTHAYA, Oct 6 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra ordered raising the elevation of Ayutthaya flood prevention dyke to two metres out of concern that in the absence of decisive action more floodwaters will enter the provincial industrial estates.
BANGKOK, 27 September 2011  – The Cabinet has authorized the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) and the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) to seek loans of over 40 billion THB for funding their railway projects.
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