GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

BANGKOK, Nov 4 (FAM) – Thailand has postponed the launch of a Chinese-Thai high-speed train project, stressing that no significant progress will be made late this year as originally planned.

The start of the joint project, which is a Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima route costing 179 billion Thai baht, will be put off until 2017, but the timeframe will remain the same, Thai Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith was quoted as saying by the Bangkok Post.