High Speed train: Bangkok to Pattaya in less than 45 minutes after “historic” deal

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State Railways of Thailand has said that passengers on a high speed train will be able to get from downtown Bangkok to Pattaya in under three quarters of an hour.

They listed the time it would take to get from Makkasan Station to U-Tapao Airport as 45 minutes.

With top speeds of 250 kmph that will mean Bangkok to Pattaya will be even quicker than that.

The $7.4 billion deal between CP Group and a Chinese Railway consortium was finally signed yesterday in what the Public Relations page of the SRT called a “historic” deal for Thailand.

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