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Govt inks civil works contracts for fast rail

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob is briefed on the progress of the Bangkok-Nong Khai high-speed train project. The minister presided over the signing of three civil engineering work contracts for the route on Monday. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)

Three civil engineering contracts for the high-speed rail project between Bangkok and Nong Khai were signed on Monday.

The major transport project marks a new stage of cooperation between Thailand and China, which will see the nation’s railroads form a vital link in the region’s train network.

The contracts were signed by representatives of the State Railway of Thailand and the private firms which had been chosen to carry out the work outlined in the agreement.

The signing, which was presided over by Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob, took place at the…

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