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Public Transportation Network Alternatives A and B

CityNews – Chiang Mai Public Transit Master Plan (CM-PMAP) has announced alternatives of public transportation network using Light Rail Transit system (LTR) divided the two options into plan A and plan B.

Plan A comprises of ground stations and subway stations with 3 major routes including
Red route, a 12 km starting from ground station at Nakorn Ping hospital – Chiang Mai Provincial Government Center – 700th anniversary stadium – International Convention Center – Chang Phueak police station and switching to subway at Khuang Singh tunnel – Chiang Mai Rajabhat University – Chang Phueak bus terminal – Chiang Mai Ram hospital – Suan Dok hospital – (red and blue routes intersection) – Wattanothai Payap School – Chiang Mai International Airport – Department of Land Transport – Big C Hang Dong

Green route, a 12 km starting from ground station Ruam Chok intersection and switching to subway route at Thepanya Hospital – Central Festival Chiang Mai – Arcade Bus Terminal – McCormick Hospital – Dara Academy – Prince Royal’s College – Warorot Market – Chiang Mai Municipality Office – Night Bazar – Regina Coeli College – Sacred Heart College – Montfort College Primary School – Chiang Mai Land – Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport – The Far Eastern University – Chiang Mai International Airport (green and red routes intersection)

Blue route, a 11 km starting from sub way station at Chiang Mai Zoo – Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna – Chiang Mai University – Ton Payom Market – Suan Dok hospital – (red and blue routes intersection) – Wat Phra Singh – Tha Phae gate – Night Bazar – (blue and green intersection) – San Pa Khoi market – Chiang Mai Railway Station and then switching to ground station at Nong Pratheep intersection – Big C Don Jun – Promenada Resort Mall


Plan B comprises of 3 major routes, with no underground stations including
Red route, a 15.65 km distance starting from Nakorn Ping hospital – Chiang Mai Provincial Government Center – 700th anniversary stadium – International Convention Center – Chang Phueak police station Khuang Singh intersection – Chiang Mai Rajabhat University – Chang Phueak bus terminal – Chiang Mai Ram hospital – Suan Dok hospital – (red and blue routes intersection) – Wattanothai Payap School – The Far Eastern University – (red and green routes intersection) – Chiang Mai International Airport -Department of Land Transport – Big C Hang Dong

Green route, a 11.11 km distance starting from Ruam Chok intersection – Thepanya Hospital – Central Festival Chiang Mai – Arcade Bus Terminal – McCormick Hospital – Dara Academy – Prince Royal’s College – Warorot Market – Chiang Mai Municipality Office – Night Bazar – Regina Coeli College – Sacred Heart College – Montfort College Primary School – Chiang Mai Land – Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport – Chiang Mai International Airport (green and red routes intersection)

Blue route, a 13.81 km distance starting from at Chiang Mai Zoo – Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna – Chiang Mai University – Ton Payom Market – Suan Dok hospital – (red and blue routes intersection) – Wattanothai Payap School – Buak Hard public park – Suan Prung hospital – Chiang Mai Gate market – Tha Phae gate – Night Bazar – (green and blue intersection) – San Pa Koi market – Chiang Mai Railway Station – Nong Pratheep intersection – Big C Don Jun – Promenada Resort Mall- Wat Phra Singh – Tha Phae gate – Night Bazar – (blue and green intersection) – San Pa Khoi market – Chiang Mai Railway Station and then switching to the sky train station at Nong Pratheep intersection – Big C Don Jun – Promenada Resort Mall

Both plan A and B suggest that a bus network for travel further out of the city and to bring passengers to the mass transit stations. These routes include:

Pink route, will start at Mae Rim district and connect with the LTR red route at Nakorn Ping hospital and LTR green route at Ruam Chok intersection and end at Mae Kao Sa-Aad Sai intersection.

Orange route, will start at Mae Joe University and end at LTR Ruam Chok intersection (green route).

Fuchsia route, will start at Saraphi district and connect with purple supplement route extending to LTR blue route at Si Bua Nguen Pattana intersection (Promenada) and LTR red route at Big C Hang Dong and end at yellow supplement route at Nong Hoi intersection.
Purple route, will start at Hang Dong district and connect with LTR at Big C Hang Dong and end at LTR Promenada (blue route)

Black and white route, using the old rail road suburb route and end at railway station
Dark green route will start from Mae Joe University and connect with LTR green route at Ruan Chok.

Grey route will start at Doi Saket district and connect with orange supplement route at Mae Kao Sa-Aad Sai intersection and end at LTR Central Festival station (green route).

Light Blue route will start from San Kamphaeng district and connect with orange supplement route at Buak Krok Siwilai intersection and end at LTR blue route at San Kamphaeng intersection (Poy Luang hotel)

Yellow route will support all other routes.

 

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