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China to help Phuket build electric train system

08-05-2010 08:58 BJT

Representatives of Chinese firms have expressed interest in tendering for the construction of a new electric train system in Thailand which links Phuket Airport with inner areas of the Andaman resort island.

The Phuket governor welcomed the move, saying Phuket needs the mass rail transit system to serve both local residents and some six million tourists who arrive in the province annually.

The new train system will also support Phuket's bid to host World Expo 2020 and will help considerably to ease traffic woes and facilitate public transport in the Thai coastal province.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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