Phuket Light Rail – Project Description and Pipeline
Project documentation on the launch rail in Phuket is ready for 80%, according to the deputy director of the Office of Transportation Policy and Planning (OTP) by January next year, the documents will be submitted for approval to the Ministry of Transport.
Monorails for 60 kilometers and connects the north with the south of the island. The route includes 20 stations and technicals performing services (Thanun – Phuket International Airport – Thalang – Heroines Monument – Koh Kaew – Phuket Bus Terminal II – Phuket Rajabhat University – Thung Kha – Old Town City – Clock Tower Junction – Bang Neaw – Phuket Public Library – Saphan Hin – Sakdidet – Dowroong – Wichit – Chao Fa East – Palai – Ban Koktanod – Chalong). The budget is estimated at 20 million baht.
Maximum number of passengers in one direction, will be 10000. Construction of LRT will solve the problem of congestion, facilitate the movement of the local population, and allow tourists to travel around the island by yourself.