Govt to finalise 2 high-speed rail projects in June-July
Transport Minister ACM Prajin Juntong revealed Wednesday that the development plans of two high-speed train projects would be finalised around June or July.
The plans for the two lines - Bangkok-Hua Hin (Bt90 billion) and Bangkok-Pattaya (Bt100 billion) - would be submitted to the Cabinet for approval.
He expects the signing of memoranda of understanding for the construction around September or October. The construction period will last about three years.
Only Thai companies will be allowed to bid for the projects, he said.