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SRT freezes land leases near tracks

Structures to be cleared to build high speed rails

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The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will stop leasing areas along tracks across the country as they will need to be preserved for the construction of high-speed and double track railways. 

Chadchat: Tracks to be free of buildings

Transport Minister Chadchat Sittipunt has ordered the SRT not to sign any future leases and to consider scrapping land use contracts with existing lease holders in some cases.

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