PPLT – Phuket Light Rail Tram System – Phuket - Project Profile
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Phuket Provincial Land Transport (PPLT) is planning to undertake a light rail tram system in Phuket, Thailand.
The project involves the construction of a 60km light rail infrastructure. It includes the construction of 23 stations, interchanges, platforms, administrative facilities, control rooms, maintenance facilities, parking facilities, the installation of signaling systems, safety systems and electrical feeder system and the laying of railway tracks.
Egis Group (EGIS) has been appointed as project manager, Index International Group Co., Ltd (INDEX), Asian Engineering Consultants Corp. Ltd (AEC), Lanna Engineering Consultant Co. (LEC), PSK Consultants Co. Ltd. (PSK) and Enrich Consulting (EC) as study consultants for the projects
First round of public consultations were held during June 2014, and the second round of consultations during January 2015.
In November 2015, project secured approval from the Ministry of Transport and awaiting approval from cabinet. PPLT is reviewing expressions of interest in the project from private investors from China, Korea and European countries.
In February 2017, construction works are scheduled to commence in 2018 with completion scheduled in 2020.
Planning Authority: Phuket Provincial Land Transport
Project Manager: Egis Group
Study Consultant: Index International Group Co. Ltd, Asian Engineering Consultants Corp. Ltd, Lanna Engineering Consultant Co., PSK Consultants Co. Ltd and Enrich Consulting
The project involves the construction of a 60km light rail tram system in Phuket, Thailand.
The US$557 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 23 stations
2. Construction of interchanges
3. Construction of platforms
4. Construction of administrative facilities
5. Construction of control rooms
6. Construction of maintenance facilities
7. Construction of parking facilities
8. Installation of signaling systems
9. Installation of safety systems
10. Installation of electrical feeder system and the
11. Laying of railway tracks
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