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Project Name :
High Speed Train: Nakhon Ratchasima - Nong Khai
Nakhon Ratchasima - Nong Khai Provinces
Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP)
Project Cost :
240,000 million Baht
Project Duration :
September 2014 - November 2015
Project Description :
The Study and Design of High Speed Rail System, Bangkok - Nong Khai, Phase 2: Nakhon Ratchasima - Nong Khai, a total length of about 355 km, finally extended the scope of the study and design to cover the study and design of a standard gauge (1.435 meter) double track to accommodate the high speed rail system in the future. The study could be summarized in 2 cases as follows:
Case 1: Mixed Traffic denoted the study and design to accommodate a conventional train at the maximum speed of 200 km/h and a freight train at the maximum speed of 120 km/h.
Case 2: HSR only denoted the study and design to accommodate a high speed train at the maximum speed of 300 km/h without a freight train.
There would be 5 elevated stations namely Bua Yai, Ban Phai, Khon Kaen, Udon Thani and Nong Khai.
Main Performance :
Feasibility study, definitive engineering and architectural design, preparation of tender documents and cost estimation.