Mass transit line contruction in Korat to start by 2020

A model on display at a public hearing on Tuesday shows a light rail train running on a street in Muang district of Nakhon Ratchasima. (Photo by Prasit Tangprasert)

Construction of the first mass transit line in Nakhon Ratchasima could start by 2020 after cabinet approval, an academic has said.

Rattaphol Pueboobpaphan, a railway expert at Suranaree University of Technology, said the first phase of the light rail construction is expected to commence by 2020.

He was speaking during the third public forum held in the northeastern province by the university and the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP).

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