Number of passengers using train services in Bangkok hits new record

BTS skytrain station in Bangkok, Thailand

BTS skytrain station in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: rawpixel. CC0.

The number of passengers travelling by rail in and around Bangkok reached a record high of 1,577,330 in a single day on February 10th, according to Pichet Kunadhamraks, director-general of the Department of Rail Transport.

Pichet pointed out that the Kaset Fair, held at Kasetsart University up to yesterday (Saturday), contributed to a substantial increase in passenger numbers, adding that the numbers of people using the Kasetsart University and Bang Khen stations between February 3rd and 10th were 676,571 and 19,957 respectively.

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By Thai PBS World

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