Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning

Gov Pushes BKK to Finalize Light Rail Project

Date of Release: 
Aug 1 2016

PHUKET: Phuket Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada is fed up.

After years of talking and planning a province-wide light rail project, Governor Chamroen is ready for officials to put up or shut up.

The governor has called on the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) in Bangkok to sort things out in his office next week or dismiss the project entirely.

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Light rail plans revised amid safety concerns

Date of Release: 
Mar 1 2016

PHUKET: Plans for Phuket’s multi-billion-baht light rail project are being revised again to ensure better safety for motorists using the roads running alongside the proposed track routes, it was announced last week.

The Highways Department, under the Ministry of Transport, has requested that the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTPP) modify the numerous level crossings planned along the route between Phuket International Airport and Phuket Town to reduce the possibility of accidents at intersections.

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Officials hot to expedite Phuket light rail

Date of Release: 
Nov 3 2015

PHUKET: Officials are rushing to get Phuket’s light rail project moving along the tracks, Sirigate Apirat, the project secretary for the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTPP), confirmed to the Phuket Gazette this morning.

“It has already taken too long to get the plan together, so I’ve been ordered to finalize it by the end of this month. This way, we can get it to the Ministry of Transport as soon as possible,” he says.

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