Nakhon Ratchasima Mass Transit Project (Green Line)
Regarding to resolution of the meeting on February 21st, 2018, the Commission for the Management of Land Traffic or CMLT agrees with master plan and feasibility study results of Nakhon Ratchasima public transport system which proposed by the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) to precede under Public Private Partnership scheme (PPP). The committee also assigned the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand or MRTA to be a responsible organization to implement the master plan for 1 route under PPP investment scheme per time. According to suggestion by OTP, a green line should be the first priority to construct.
The Project alignment starts from Save-One Market pass through the city along highway no.2 then turns to Mukkamontri road, pass Nakhon Ratchasima railway station to Pho Klang road and turn left pass Thao Suranari memorial park into highway no. 224. Then, the route moves to Sura Narai road, going through Rajamangala University of Technology Isan and ends at Baan Naree Sawat Protection and Occupational Development Center.
Mainly structure of alignment will be ground level but some section will be underpass. Its total length is around 11.17 – kilometers.
Light Rail Transit (LRT)
Initially, the depot will be located in the inner area on the east side of Sura Narai road which belongs to Treasury Department and located behind Baan Naree Sawat Protection and Occupational Development Center of Department of Social Development and Welfare.
Park & Ride
Initially, park and ride will be located at Save-One Market Station and Baan Naree Sawat Station
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The study of Traffic Management and Public Transport Development Master plan in Nakhon Ratchasima urban areas by Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), October 2017.