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  • PM jumpstarts high-speed trains

    27 Feb 2015 : After taking high-speed trains in China and Japan, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is considering bringing faster rail service to Thailand.

  • THAI flight hits air pocket, 11 injured

    26 Feb 2015 : A Thai Airways International plane en route from Japan to Thailand hit an air pocket on Thursday, injuring 11 people.

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  • SRT buying 100 locomotives

    23 Jan 2015 : The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will buy 100 new locomotives over the next 30 months to increase its passenger and cargo handling capacity by 3-4 times, according to acting governor Prasert Attanant.

  • Single Asean aviation system needed

    23 Jan 2015 : SINGAPORE — Southeast Asia needs a regional air safety and air traffic control system to streamline fragmented regulations and ensure common standards, says AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes.

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    MRTA to probe surge in Blue Line cost

    23 Jan 2015 : The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) has set up a panel to look into a contract dispute surrounding the construction of an extension of its Blue Line electric rail route.

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    Both sides in unison at dual-track rail talks

    23 Jan 2015 : A two-day meeting on the Sino-Thai double-track rail route development project concluded yesterday with both parties agreeing on several key issues. 

  • LTD vetoes cabbies' push  for airport bags surcharge

    23 Jan 2015 : The Land Transport Department (LTD) has denied a request by a group of taxi drivers at Suvarnabhumi airport for an airport surcharge for passengers with excessive luggage.  

  • Boards approve BMCL-BECL merger

    22 Jan 2015 : Board members of the operators of Bangkok's subway and expressway have endorsed the merger of the two companies to bolster their business positions.

  • Voice of Taxis group urges rate changes, negotiated fares

    22 Jan 2015 : A Facebook page representing taxi drivers urged authorities to modernise public-transport laws and allow metered fares based on the type of vehicle used and the time of day.

  • Light rail system plan for Phuket

    22 Jan 2015 : Phuket might be getting its own light rail transit system to ease traffic congestion on the island.

  • New runway, terminal win first nod

    21 Jan 2015 : The board of Airports of Thailand (AoT) has approved the construction of a reserve runway and a new terminal passenger at Suvarnabhumi airport worth a combined 48 billion baht.

  • All BTS stations to have elevators

    21 Jan 2015 : The Supreme Administrative Court on Wednesday ordered that elevators be installed at all 23 skytrain stations and other facilities for people with disabilities be provided at all stations and inside trains within one year.

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