The cabinet has given the green light to the 323km double-track rail route from Den Chai to Chiang Khong in the North.
The 85-billion-baht project was tabled before the cabinet in March, but it didn’t get the go-ahead until Tuesday. The construction will link four provinces — Phrae, Lampang, Phayao and Chiang Rai — and have 26 stations and four tunnels.
Full story: Bangkok Post
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