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MRTA seeks investors for Orange Line

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Authorities plan to raise funds from private investors to reduce state spending on construction of the Orange Line electric train linking Taling Chan and Min Buri. 

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) deputy chief ACM Prajin Juntong earlier floated the idea of having the Mass Rapid Transit Authority (MRTA), operator of electric railway projects, raise money through an alternative infrastructure fund.

The MRTA is conducting a study of the plan as it seeks NCPO approval of the 178-billion-baht project.

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