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An area of land near the Makkasan Airport Rail Link station is reserved for commercial development to help clear 80 billion in debt owed to the Finance Ministry, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) governor said Thursday, and could not be used as a passenger van hub as suggested by the junta. 

Part of the empty space at the Makkasan Airport Rail Link station. (Photo by Thanarak Khunton)

“The value of land in this area is very high. If a portion of it is taken away, what will be value of the remaining land? I could not agree with the plan to use it,” governor Prapas Chongsanguan said.

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