Phuket Light Rail project to move forward
The documents to launch the Phuket rail in Phuket is almost ready and will be officially submitted for approval to the Ministry of Transport by January next year.
Covering over 60 kilometers connecting the north all the way to the the south of the island. The route will include 20 stations from Thanun – Phuket International Airport – Thalang – Heroines Monument – Koh Kaew – Phuket Bus Terminal II – Phuket Rajabhat University – Thung Kha – Old Town City – Clock Tower Junction – Bang Neaw – Phuket Public Library – Saphan Hin – Sakdidet – Dowroong – Wichit – Chao Fa East – Palai – Ban Koktanod – Chalong).
The pressure from Bangkok for the Phuket Light Rail project is part of the infrastructure plans for the country and also to solve the island’s traffic, poor transport services and mafia style taxis.