Mass transit services strengthened for Bangkok shutdown

Thailand News Breaking News

Thailand News Breaking News. Image: TN.

BANGKOK, Jan 9 – The MRT underground train in Bangkok will boost its service frequency to cope with an expected passenger increase of 50 per cent on Monday when major streets will be blocked by anti-government demonstrators.

Ronnachit Yaemsa-ard, deputy governor of the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA), said at least 300,000 commuters are expected to use the MRT on Monday, a sharp rise from its average 200,000 passengers per day.

Read more: MCOT

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