Tags : Railway


COVID-19 Vaccination Starts at Bangkok Bang Sue Grand Station

BANGKOK, May 24 (TNA) – COVID-19 vaccination began at the Bang Sue Grand Station for registrants in the transport sector who showed up in the morning for inoculation. A crowd of the vaccine recipients who arrived in the morning included drivers and attendants of passenger buses, taxi drivers and taxi motorcyclists. The Bang Sue Grand […]Read More


Bang Sue Railway Station sets up walk-in vaccination centre

Bang Sue Railway Central Station will offer walk-in vaccination services for people in Bangkok and surrounding provinces next month, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob says. A vast area covering 13,500 square metres is being turned into a Covid-19 vaccine station with the aim of administering 10,000 doses per day, he said. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK […]Read More


Transport Minister orders signals and barriers installed at all railway

Thailand’s Transport Minister, Saksayam Chidchob, has ordered the State Railway of Thailand and the Department of Rail Transport to install signal systems and barriers at all railway crossings throughout the country, to prevent a repeat of the train-bus collision in Chachoengsao province on Saturday, which resulted in multiple fatalities and over 30 injured. Seventeen people, […]Read More


Phuket light rail running another two years late

PHUKET: Construction of the Phuket light-rail project is now expected to begin in 2023 and open to serve passengers in 2026, it was revealed at a public hearing held to garner opinions from local residents yesterday (Aug 24). The public meeting was held at the Phuket Royal City Hotel in Phuket Town, attended by Mass […]Read More


Man found hanged behind Kanchanaburi railway station

KANCHANABURI: An unidentified man was found hanged in the forest behind Nam Tok railway station in Sai Yok district of this western border province on Tuesday. Police, a doctor from Sai Yok Hospital and rescuers from a local charity foundation walked about 1 kilometre into the forest behind the railway station after the discovery was […]Read More


COVID-19: State Railway Resumes Long-Distance, Commuter Trains on May 18

BANGKOK, May 16 (TNA) – The State Railway of Thailand will resume its long-distance and commuter train services on May 18 as the government resolved to further ease its disease control measures concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). SRT governor Nirut Maneephan said the train service resumption would be for non-air-conditioned trains and was set […]Read More


No One Wounded in Narathiwat Rail Track Bomb

BANGKOK, Nov 27 (TNA) – Police chief ordered security be stepped up in the southern border provinces after a bombing at a rail track in Narathiwat’s Sugnai Padi district Wednesday morning. Deputy police spokesperson, Pol Col Kritsana Pattanacharoen said an unknown number of assailants carried out the predawn attack at the rail track between Sungai […]Read More


Rail Deptartment to Adjust Electric Train Fares

BANGKOK, May 28 (TNA) – The newly-established Rail Department under the Transport Ministry works with Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) to electric train fare restructuring to make it cheaper. Sorapong Paitoonpong, deputy director-general of the Rail Department said that the department is studying the country’s rail governance system. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More