13 November 2007
OTP to arrange public hearing on construction of three electric train routes
Director of the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), Maitri Srinarawat (ไมตรี ศรีนราวัฒน์), reports that OTP will arrange the first public hearing on the construction of three electric train routes on November 16.
The three electric train routes include the Lat Phrao – Sam Rong (ลาดพร้าว-สำโรง) or yellow route, the Bang Kapi – Min Buri (บางกะปิ-มีนบุรี) or brown route, and the Khae Rai – Suwinthawong (แคลาย-สุวินทวงศ์) or pink route. According to the director, the construction plans of the three routes still lack necessary details. The public hearing will contribute ideas to authorities to the frrequencies and the number of passengers expected to use the three routes.
The yellow route stretches 32 kilometers, the pink route at 33 kilometers and the brown route at 9.5 kilometers. The three routes consist of both sky trains and underground trains.