Cabinet okays Bt10bn to expropriate land for Khon Kaen-Nakhon Phanom railway

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a draft law for expropriation of land to build the 336-kilometre Northeast railway between Khon Kaen and Nakhon Phanom. The plan hands the State Railway of Thailand a budget of Bt10 billion to requisition land along the route linking Ban Phai in Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Mukdahan and Nakhon Phanom. The Cabinet has approved a total budget of Bt66.84 billion for the project, which includes expropriation expenses.

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