CP group seals deal on high-speed airport rail

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The Charoen Pokphand-led consortium and the State Railway of Thailand today signed the contract for the development of a high-speed railway linking three international airports.

The Charoen Pokphand-led consortium and the State Railway of Thailand today (October 24) signed the contract for the development of a high-speed railway linking three international airports, presided over by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House.

The high-speed network will connect Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi in Samut Prakan and U-tapao in Rayong.

CP consortium made the lowest bid for the project. Others in the group are Bangkok Expressway and Metro Plc, China Railway Construction Corp, Ch Karnchang Plc and Italian-Thai Development Plc.

The Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee today also signed a MoU with the SRT in support of the project's development.

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