Red Line launch sparks Bangkok’s electric transport revolution

Bang Son Commuter station on SRT Light Red Line in Bangkok

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.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World



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