The 35 billion baht white elephant – Phuket’s light rail

The 35 billion baht white elephant – Phuket’s light rail

By Tim Newton

 

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“About the only thing feasible in this rendering is the blue sky.”

 

Spending 35 billion baht on infrastructure that few will use, is planned on the least useful route and will cause mayhem for a 3-5 year build time is a waste of money.

 

The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) is currently chatting to the private sector and local administrative bodies to support Phuket’s planned light-rail/tram project.

 

Firstly, where will it travel?

 

Full story: https://thethaiger.com/news/phuket/the-35-billion-baht-white-elephant-phukets-light-rail

 

 
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