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B2-trillion transport plan goes to cabinet next month

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The government's large-scale plans for transport facilities are nearing parliamentary consideration, just as companies are calling on the government to implement an urgent overhaul of the education system. 

Somchai Sujjapongse, the director-general of the Fiscal Policy Office, said the Finance Ministry might forward the 2-trillion-baht public investment outlay in transportation infrastructure at a cabinet meeting in early February.

The investment will include projects such as high-speed train routes, urban mass transit, dual-track trains, deep-sea ports and water transportation facilities that also link Thailand with neighbouring countries.

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