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FEASIBILITY STUDY UPDATE OF A RAILWAY LINK FROM DENCHAI TO CHIANG RAI AND FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AN EXTENSION FROM CHANG RAI TO SOUTHERN CHINA (FDCC)

   
 

Review the economic and financial feasibility study of Dechai-Chiang Rai construction project.  This is includes the route alignment design and modification to confirm the suitability and consistency with the current conditions.  The study also consider the possibility and benefits that Thailand would receive both directly and indirectly from the connection to Southern China.  The scope of the study consists of two major tasks, reports and deliverables which include;

Task 1 :  Review the feasibility study results and the detailed engineering design of Denchai-Chiang Rai Railway Construction Project.

Task 2 :  Feasibility study of an extension from Chiang Rai to connect with the Southern China Railway in Yunnan.

Detailed Description of Actual Services provided :

Task 1 :  Review the feasibility study detailed engineering design of Denchai-Chiang Rai Railway Construction Project

  • Review existing alignment, preliminary design of option alignment and cost estimate.
  • Review location and station plan of Chiang Rai terminal.
  • Review environmental conditions and impacts along the railway line, suggestion for improvement and cost estimate of the improvement.
  • Review passenger and freight traffic forecast.
  • Review traffic operation, demand for locomotives, rolling stocks and maintenance capacity.   Evaluation increase in Northern line traffic.
  • Review construction schedule.
  • Review revenue estimates and operation cost.
  • Review economic and financial analysis.
  • Consider investment patterns.

Task 2 :  Feasibility study of an extension from Chiang Rai to connect with the Southern China Railway in Yunnan.

  • Study the connection alternatives by route comparison.
  • Analyze development and cooperation plans in GMS.
  • Consider agreements, pacts, treaties and cooperation frameworks within GMS.
  • Analyze regional economic expansion and advantages/disadvantages of rail transportation including is market share.
  • Involvement and consultation with government agencies and state Railway of China, Lao PDR and Myanmar.
  • Evaluate benefits and impacts of connection to China Railway Network.
  • Propose guideline to connect two railway systems with difference tract gauges.
  • Provide preliminary engineering and environmental information along the proposed connection alignment and cost estimate.
  • Evaluate the economic and financial feasibility of the connection route.