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Besides the decline of passenger traffic, down about 2 per cent annually from 56 million in 2001 to just 52 million in 2006, SRT has also suffered from a high number of accidents, averaging 500 a year.
SRT is also shouldering a huge debt of Bt51.2 billion, costing Bt1.85 billion in annual interest payments. It also has a combined pension liability of Bt160 billion.
In 2006, the state enterprise booked a net loss of Bt6.57 billion. It is expected to post net losses of more than Bt10 billion over the next three years.
SRT currently has a total of 4,000km of track, of which 93 per cent are single track, 4 per cent double tracks and 3 per cent triple tracks.
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