AEC
  • Mass Repid Transit 2
  • Mass Repid Transit

Project Detail

ADVISORY CONSULTING SERVICES FOR THE COORDINATION OF EXPRESSWAY AND MASS RAPID TRANSIT MEGAPROJECTS IN BANGKOK (OMEGA)

 

A services of transport Megaprojects for the Bangkok Metropolitan Area has been proposed by various Governmental agencies.  These seven Megaprojects are as follows :

  1. Don Muang Tollway (DMT) : elevated 6 lane expressway about 20 km. long
  2. Second Stage Expressway System (SES) : elevated 6 lane expressway about 40 km. long
  3. Hopewell System (HW) : 60 km. in length consists of three transport modes i.e. expressway, community train (mass rapid transit) and railway tracks of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT)
  4. Ramindra-Atnarong Expressway : elevated 6 lane expressway about 20 km. long
  5. Skytrain (MRT) : Mass Rapid Transit System about 34 km. long for Phase 1
  6. Bangkok Transit System (BTS) : Mass Rapid Transit System about 15 km. long, and
  7. Khlong Saen Saep Tollroad (SST) : elevated 4 lane expressway about 13 km. long

The Megaprojects are to be designed, constructed and operated by concessionaires on a self liquidating basis.  Coordination between the agencies involved and between the concessionaires involved has been lacking with the result that conflicts between two or more of the projects have occured.

Detailed Description of Actual Services prvoided :

Consulting services concern collection, review, update, analysis and evaluation of existing data, megaprojects physical conflicts identification (33 conflicts were identified) and recommendation of appropriate alternative solutions were carried out, other major issues consideration and recommendation, presentation of alternatives of overall profiles of HW, cost estimation, recommendation of expressway and mass rapid transit conceptual networks, and recommendation for establishment of an organization called “Clearing House” to handle problems concerning megaprojects.