Phuket Light Rail Targets 2026 Start
Making national news in Thailand is the Phuket island light rail project which is now slated to start service in 2026.
Under the MRTA (Thailand’s Mass Rapid Transit Authority) and Phuket province the first phase will be connecting Phuket International Airport to the island’s North and South main artery Thepkasattri Road.
It will run from there all the way to the center of Phuket City and onto Chao Fah Road East to Chalong.
According to the Nation newspaper, Cabinet approval will be sought next year and bid’s tendered in 2022 with a four-year construction term.