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Old Yesterday, 12:34 PM   #481
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Why didn't they just complete electrification on the SRT Red Line?
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Old Yesterday, 05:43 PM   #482
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That's because the electrification and electric train of SRT light red line is in contract 3 of SRT dark red line. So the light red line have to wait for the dark red line and also Bang Sue grand station to finish.

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do you can provide a exact English translation of the Thai map below showing all projects -it is not direct corresponding with that one above.

thans a lot
The plan in that map are a little bit outdated. Here's the updated plan and the status of all the lines.

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Current lines
Light Green line - (22.25 km)
Dark Green line - (14.5 km)
Blue line - (21 km)
Airport Rail Link - (28.6 km)

Feeder line
Bus Rapid Transit - (16.5 km)

Under constructions
Light Green line south extension - Bearing - Samut Prakan (12.6 km) : Operational in 2017
Purple line - Bang Sue - Khlong Bang Yai (23 km) : Operational in Mid 2016
Blue line extension - Bang Sue - Ta Phra & Hua Lamphong - Lak Song (27 km) : Operational in 2017
Light Red line - Bangsue - Talling Chan (15 km) : Waiting for SRT Red Line - Bangsue - Rangsit to finish for the electric train
Dark Red line - Bang Sue - Rangsit (26 km) : Operational in 2017

Light Green line north extension - Mo Chit - Saphan Mai - Ku Kot (18.7 km) : Construction in April 2015

Bidding next year
Orange line - Thai Cultural Center - Bang Kapi - Minburi (20 km) : Bidding Q1/2015
Pink line Monorail - Kaerai - Pakkret - Minburi (36 km) : Bidding Q1/2015
Yellow line Monorail - Lad Phrao - Samrong (30.4 km) : Bidding Q1/2015
Airport Rail link extension - Phaya Thai - Don Muang (21.8 km) : Bidding Q1/2015

Ready for bidding
Red line Extension (missing link) - Bang Sue - Makkasan - Hua Mak & Bang Sue - Hua Lamphong (25.5 km)
Purple line extension - Tao Poon - Rat Burana (23.6 km)

Pending for approval by the Cabinet
Light Green line north extension - Ku Kot - Lam Lukka (6.5 km)
Light Green line south extension - Samut Prakan - Bang Pu (7 km)

Under Design Study
Orange line extension - Thai Cultural Center - Tallin Chan (13.6 km)
Dark Green line extension - Bang Wa - Talling Chan (7 km)
Grey line Monorail - Vatcharapol - Rama IX Bridge (26 km)

Waiting for EIA
Light Red line extension - Tallin Chan - Salaya (14 km)
Light Red line extension - Tallin Chan - Sirirat (6 km)
Dark Red line extension - Rangsit - Thammasat (10 km)

http://www.prachachat.net/news_detai...sid=1406521869
For now the plan looks like this, excluding lines not yet ready for bidding, proposal lines and lines under design study.
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