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OTP bids to revive vetoed loan projects

B250bn sought for transport schemes

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The Transport Ministry needs an extra 250 billion baht from the government’s 2015 fiscal year budget to begin projects outlined in the rejected 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill. 

If the ministry receives the funds, it can start nearly all the planned transport projects including the twin-track and electric railways, Chula Sukmanop, director-general of the ministry’s Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), said yesterday.

High-speed rail projects would not be included in the annual budgetary request because they have yet to be studied.

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