Losses predicted for high-speed (First Group) ( How much stations now? …
Losses predicted for high-speed
What Jica said
It would defeat the original purpose of the project
What Thai transport authorities tried to do?
Tried to convince Jica to cut costs
By Reducing the number of stations
How much stations now?
How much it cause from Bangkok to Phitsanulok?
276 billion baht
What Jica’s research
High-speed rail’s is 380 km
What Voravuth Mala said?
The Transport Ministry must review investment plans for the project before sending them to the cabinet for approval next month
Adding that the entire route should service around 50,000 passengers per day to earn a profit from ticket fares
How much of the study stated?
Against the original estimate of 30,000
Around 10,000 passengers
What governor Voravuth Mala made?
He study from Japan International Cooperation Agency or (Jica)
After learning the results of a feasibility
How they run a high-speed train?
Citing a 66% drop in predicted daily passenger numbers
Will run at a loss when it opens
What plan they plan?
Railway from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
Make train like high-speed Shinkansen from Japan