Red Line launch sparks Bangkok’s electric transport revolution

 Red Line launch sparks Bangkok’s electric transport revolution

Bang Son Commuter station on SRT Light Red Line in Bangkok. Photo: NC-MyLifeArm. CC BY-SA 4.0.



The long-awaited Red Line commuter train service launches with a soft opening today (August 2) – two years behind schedule and more than 14 years since the project got the Cabinet nod in May 2007.

The new suburban rail service could be a game-changer for Bangkok, cutting congestion and pollution for a population of more than 10 million people who are still heavily reliant on cars and buses.

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By Thai PBS World



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