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View Full Version : Chachoengsao to Laem Chabang Port Eastern Rail Link Opens in Thailand



Kanok Karn
12th January 2012, 15:10
Deputy Transport Minister Pol Lt-Gen Chat Kuldilok presided over the railway’s opening ceremony.

The railroad will also support the Lat Krabang Inland Container Depot in Bangkok as planned by the ministry and the State Railway of Thailand.

The Lat Krabang depot currently handles some 400,000 containers/year. After the double track railroad’s opening. It is expected to serve 800,000 containers annually in the near future and up to one million within a few years.

The ministry will speed up other double track railway construction links with the Chachoengsao to Laem Chabang route to support the transport sector.

Pol Lt-Gen Chat launched a railway passenger car for handicapped passengers and travellers with wheelchairs, considered as a development of SRT services to serve the elderly and handicapped and as a part of the government’s policy to support the quality of life of such groups of people.

Thailand's eastern double track railroad linking this province with Chonburi's Laem Chabang opened and expanding the country's road and rail logistics system with a connection to the deepwater Laem Chabang Port.