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Cabinet approves Thai-Chinese high-speed train project

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The cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposed construction of the first section of the Thai-Chinese high-speed train project with budget of 179 billion baht and a Defence Ministry proposal for the air force to buy an additional eight supersonic T-50 jet trainers worth 7.9 billion baht from South Korea.

Kobsak Futrakul, a vice minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office, said the cabinet gave an proposal for the State Railway of Thailand to build the first section of the Thai-Chinese high-speed train project between Bangkok and Nakhon Ratchasima with a budget of 179 billion baht.

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By Thai PBS


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