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(From Thai Press Reports)
Section: General News - First mass transit line under the new govt, the Bangkok Post reports.
The Purple Line, running from Bang Yai to Bang Sue, has emerged as the first mass transit line to be built under the new government after it received backing from the Transport Ministry on November 6.
The ministry decision will be forwarded for cabinet approval on November 7, together with two more lines - the Blue, from Hua Lamphong to Tha Phra and Bang Sue to Bang Khae - and the Red, from Rangsit to Makkasan via Bang Sue.
Transport Minister Theera Haocharoen said the cabinet would only approve the railway projects in …