How Thailand made a mess of its railway network
The Future Southeast Asia Newsletter turns 2 - thanks for your support!
The Future Southeast Asia Newsletter marked its second anniversary this week. I was thinking about this because I happen to be in Vietnam again in April, and I was in lockdown in Vietnam in April two years ago when I started this project.
This newsletter has gone out every Wednesday without a break, so it must have passed the 100th newsletter sometime last month. The article map gives an overview of how far the site has progressed so far.
This week I’ve posted a long article about the mixed-gauge mess of Thailand’s railways. This is part one of a three-part series covering Thailand’s railways with the theme of “mess”. I will have more feature articles like this over the next year, including coverage of problems of the railways in Malaysia and Vietnam.
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