Transport and shipping

Transport and shipping policy and administration

Aranyaprathet - Poi Pet rail line to reopen after 54 years

Thailand’s Ministry of Transport is set to reopen services on the Aranyaprathet – Poi Pet railway connecting Thailand’s and Cambodia’s rail networks.Thailand’s Minister of Transport, Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, led a team of ministerial executives to follow up on the construction and facilities management at Ban Khlong ...

Tanakorn Sangiam

Ministry plans new rail route to Cambodia

The Transport Ministry is planning to open a new rail route to link Sa Kaeo’s Aranyaprathet district with Cambodia to facilitate cross-border trade, and boost tourism around the eastern border of the country. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said that the new rail route, which will ...

Thodsapol Hongtong

Transport Min calls for transportation connectivity

The Ministry of Transport has ordered the Department of Rural Roads to create connectivity in the country’s transport infrastructure.Keep watching  ...

AI, big data technology used in pilot project to ease Bangkok’s traffic congestion

Four main roads in Bangkok are included in a five-year pilot project aimed at easing traffic congestion in the capital with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytical technology.The pilot project is part of the Communication Ministry’s “Sustainable Mobility Project”, which is ...

Air safety plan won't be ready until 2022

Air transport officials of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) said Tuesday they will have an official air safety master plan, but not before 2022.The 2022 deadline for the air safety plan was revealed Tuesday (Oct 9). The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has ...

Khon Kaen light rail plan set

Khon Kaen’s ambitious plan to develop its own light rail network is about to be realised as the proposal will be vetted by the Land Traffic Management Commission later this month, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. If the commission approves the Khon Kaen ...

Chatrudee Theparat

Provincial airports plan service charge hike

The Department of Airports plans to raise the passenger service charge (PSC) on departing travellers on international flights at its 22 airports by 50% to 600 baht. The rate for domestic flights, now at 50 baht, remains the same, he said. The airports currently charge ...

Mixed reactions to Kra Canal project

Experts urge government to set up a committee and undertake a feasibility study so that a final decision can be made. Despite a history going back three centuries, the highly controversial and politically sensitive proposed Kra Canal mega-project in southern Thailand is once again up ...

Jintana Panyaarvudh

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