EEC panel okays additional Bt2.7 billion for land expropriation for airports high-speed rail link

The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Policy Committee on Monday approved an additional budget of Bt2.17 billion for land expropriation for the high-speed rail project linking Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-Tapao airports, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said.

“The State Railway of Thailand, which is responsible for the expropriation, has proposed that the land expropriation budget be increased to Bt5.74 billion from the original budget of Bt3.57 billion to ensure that the construction was completed within the set timeframe,” he said.

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