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Train services in Northern Thailand to resume on December 1

BANGKOK, 26 Oct 2013 (NNT) – The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has announced it is postponing the resumption of train services in the northern route to December 1.

SRT governor Praphat Chongsa-nguan said on Friday the railway authority needed another 30 days to make repairs to the northern rail track, as it had encountered many obstacles. These obstacles included inadequate number of workers and frequent raining. To ensure that trains will no longer derail at the spots currently undergoing maintenance, Mr. Praphat said he decided to extend the maintenance period from October 31.

Read more: NNT


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