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High-speed railways to rival air travel, deputy minister warns

Newly-appointed Deputy Transport Minister Pailin Chuchottaworn has warned the Department of Airports (DOA) the domestic aviation industry will face stiff competition from railways in the near future, with high-speed trains due to come on line in the next few years.

His comments came during a visit to the DOA on Wednesday, when he outlined future policies to the department.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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