Electric railway couple to be connected by March

The Mass Rapid Transit Authority expects to couple a Purple Line between Tao Poon and Bang Sue stations on a existent Blue Line early subsequent year. (Photo by Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)

The Mass Rapid Transit Authority (MRTA) house on Tuesday hired Bangkok Expressway and Metro Plc (BEM) to bond Bangkok’s Blue Line and a new Purple Line that reaches Nonthaburi range by Mar subsequent year.

The Blue Line from Hua Lamphong to Bang Sue and a Purple Line from Nonthaburi’s Bang Yai district to Tao Poon area of Bangkok was structurally connected between Bang Sue and Tao Poon stations, that are about 1km apart.

BEM will start a Purple Line use this Saturday though electric trains from Nonthaburi contingency stop during Tao Poon sinecure as a use between there and Bang Sue is partial of an extended Blue Line link. The MRTA has nonetheless to strictly find a concessionaire for this link.

Under a board’s fortitude on Tuesday, MRTA administrator Peerayudh Singpatanakul pronounced BEM would implement electric and signalling systems on a 1km couple between Tao Poon and Bang Sue, afterwards exam them by Sep and start using trains on a couple by Mar subsequent year.

The MRTA would sinecure BEM for 693 million baht for a connection. Pending that, electric sight commuters contingency transport on convey buses or required trains between Tao Poon and Bang Sue stations.

Article source: http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/transport/1051165/electric-railway-link-to-be-connected-by-march

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