Den Chai to Chiang Rai Railway Line

State Railway of Thailand

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Expert Advice During Detailed Design Study:

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) plans to launch a new railway extension of 246 kilometers in the northern corridor of Thailand from Den Chai district in Phrae to Chiang Saen in Chiang Rai. The planned extension includes four tunnels with a total length of approximately 8.7 miles (14 kilometers), primarily through rock formations. Multiple shafts for ventilation and emergency access / egress will be built.

Gall Zeidler Consultants (GZ) is providing expert advice services to the consultancy consortium in the fields of tunnel design and construction, geotechnical aspects, fire-life safety considerations, cost, and programming.

LOCATION:
Den Chai, Thailand
DATE:
2011 – Present
STRUCTURE:
Railway Tunnel
LENGTH:
8.7 miles (14 kilometers) in Tunnel Length, Minimum 27 feet (8.3 meters) Width, Single Track
GEOLOGY:
Primarily Rock with Maximum Overburden of Approximately 525 feet (160 meters)
COST:
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CLIENT:
EPSILON Co., Ltd.
OWNER:
State Railway of Thailand (SRT)