Date of Post: 12/04/2017
Category: Other ( Technology ) Type: Press Release
The Cabinet on Tuesday instructed the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) to hurry to call bids quickly for five double-track railway projects and complete the tendering process within three months.
The SRT has started dividing the five routes into 13 contracts from the previous five contracts, in line with the order of a government-sponsored panel tasked with supervising the procurement processes of all state agencies. The Lop Buri-Pak Nampo route worth Bt23 billion was split into two civil-works contracts and one contract for installation of the signalling system.
The Map Kaboa-Jira Junction route worth Bt28 |billion was divided into two civil works contracts, one tunnel-construction contract, and one signalling-installation contract. The Nakhon Pathom-Hua Hin contract worth Bt19 billion was divided into two civil-works contracts, while the Hua Hin-Prachuap Khiri Khan route worth Bt9.8 billion has only one civil-works contract. The Prachuap Khiri Khan-Chumphon route worth Bt16 billion was split into two civil-works deals.
The three southern routes will jointly call a bid for one contract for signalling-system installation.
Recently, Deputy Governor of State Railway of Thailand Confirmed to Join 4th Asia Rail Summit 2017. The deputy governor will attend together with the following VIPs from SRT:
Director of Traffic Operation Department, Traffic Operation Department
Director, Project Planning and Center, Special Project and Construction Department
Deputy Director of Passenger Service Department (Marketing), Passenger Service Department
Superintending Engineer, Special Project management Center 1, Special Project and Construction Department.
Chief, Research and Traffic Development Division, Research and Traffic Development Division, Traffic Operation Department
Chief, Statistic and Costing Division, Finance and Accounting Department.
General Administrative Officer 6, Passenger Service Department,
Chief, Marketing and Development Freight Division, Freight Service Department
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