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Koreans step up campaign for Phuket light-rail project

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Rainy day in Patong Beach, Phuket

Couple riding a scooter on a rainy day in Patong Beach, Phuket. Photo: Edgardo W. Olivera / flickr.

PHUKET: Korean mega-project developer Dohwa Engineering Co Ltd yesterday unveiled a series of proposed light-rail service routes across Phuket, including Patong.

Sung-Min Lee, president of Dohwa’s Railway Metro Division, explained to Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha at Provincial Hall that the proposed routes were part of the company’s draft master plan.

Although other mass-transit options that were presented included modern trams, articulated buses and small bus networks, much of the focus of the presentation was on developing a light-rail service for Phuket.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

Chutharat Plerin
Phuket Gazette

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