The Bangkok – Rayong High-Speed Rail features a 1.435-metre standard gauge track with capacity to serve a maximum speed of 250 kilometres per hour. It travels on an elevated route with a 300-metre tunnel portion near Buddha Mountain (Khao Chi Chan) spanning 193.5 kilometres. the rail connects with Suvarnabhumi Airport, the Bang Sue – Rangsit Red Line, and the Bangkok – Hua Hin High-speed Rail, easing traveling between Bangkok and the eastern region of Thailand. The project involves installation of the track, system work and equipment in order to meet the standards of a high-speed railway.
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Project stage info
Stage 1: Initial Government Announcement
State Railway of Thailand - Ministry of Transport
Form of project announcement
The Bangkok – Rayong High-Speed Rail features a 1.435-metre standard gauge track with capacity to serve a maximum speed of 250 kilometres per hour.
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Stage 2: Project Investigation
4,881.5 M USD 152,448 M THB
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Is the project contained in national/sub national infrastructure plan or strategy
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This project is compilant with the procedure specified in Eastern Special Development zone ACT B.E. 2561 (2018)