MRT Blue Line Extension Project; Hua Lamphong – Bang Khae and Bang Sue – Tha Phra Sections


Location :
Bangkok Metropolitian Area
Client :
Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA)
Project Value :
Baht 75,000 million
Commencement and Completion :
April 2011 – October 2016
Project scope :

The project comprises construction of 27 km long MRT Blue Line Extension route which is divided into 2 sections:
•  14 km Hua Lamphong – Bang Khae section comprising of 5 km long underground route with 4 underground stations, and 9 km long elevated route with 7 elevated stations. Alignment starts from Hua Lamphong station, runs underground along Rama 4 Road, turns into Charoen Krung Road, heading towards Kamalawas Temple, Sanam Chai Road; then crossing under the Chao Phraya River at Pak Khlong Talat; continues to Itsaraphap Road. It changes to an elevated line and continues to Tha Phra intersection; turns into Phet Kasem Road, passing Bang Phai and Bang Wa, to end at the West Outer Ring Road
• 13 km Bang Sue – Tha Phra section is an elevated route with 10 stations. Starting from Bang Sue, the alignment runs along Pracharat Road no.2, passing Bang Pho, crossing the Chao Phraya River. It then turns left into Charan Sanitwong Road and continues along the road, to terminate at the intersection with Phet Kasem Road (Tha Phra Intersection)

Accomplishments :
  • •  Supervising contractors’ activities for conformity with their contracts and provide good engineering services through the design review, design approval, inspection, and construction supervision including the commissioning of the Project
  • •  Coordination with all parties involved in the project in the fulfillment of their contractual obligations
  • •  Providing recommendations for remedial measures against problems and obstacles encountered in the Project
  • •  Civil works supervision, railway system safety and certification
  • •  Proceeding and report the PMC on acceptance upon final testing, system commissioning, trial running and commercial operation  of the Project
  • •  Inspecting and reporting on all related works and work progress continuously throughout the implementation program
  • •  Establish meetings and prepare necessary materials and recording minutes of meeting for the meetings required the consultant  to attend
  • •  Construction supervision consultancy
  • •  Design review, approval and coordination
  • •  Inspection, testing and commissioning

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