The Thailand government has approved 176.8 billion baht to finance a five-year restructuring plan of the railway system. The project will involve the procurement of new locomotives, the construction of parallel rail tracks, and improvements to existing rail tracks, signal systems, and telecommunications. One of the first projects to be taken up includes dual tracking on the Chachoengsao–Sri Racha section, which is used mainly for daily container freight services operating between the Ladkrabang container terminal and the Laem Chabang deep-sea port.