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MEETING WITH MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

On 15 January 2018 a meeting for the Development of Thai Railway Systems in the frame of German-Thai Partnership was chaired at the Ministry of Transport by the Minister of Transport, H.E. Arkhom Termpittayapaisith and the German Ambassador H.E. Peter Prügel. Mr. Georg Wolff, EABC Board and Chair of Infrastructure Working Group / Silver Partner / Civil Engineering Solutions presented the resume and recommendation of the German-Thai Partnerships Working Group “Railway Operation”.

The experts in this group, co-chaired by Mr. Wolff and Dr. Kittinan (NSTDA) recommended the implementation of IEC 62278 RAMs in tender specifications, the Clarification of Standards to be used in TORs and a One Day Workshop with decisionmakers from MoT, OTP and SRT to understand the realization process and difficulties, identify possibilities in German/Thai co-operation and setting specific sub-sequent steps. Comprehensive documents (510 pages!) have been submitted stored on EABC USB stick.