Tags : Subway


Pipe bomb found near subway station has link to skytrain

The pipe bomb found near Thailand Cultural Centre subway station is not linked to three recent bombings in Bangkok, but the device is similar to explosive devices used in two bombings in 2014 and 2015. The device found in rubble behind a restaurant near the MRT subway station is similar to the devices used in […]Read More


Pipe bomb found near Bangkok subway station

The suspected explosive device was found near the National Cultural Centre’s subway station on Tuesday is a pipe bomb similar to the type which went off at Rajprasong shopping centre over a year ago, Pol Gen Chakthip Chaichinda, the national police chief, said on Tuesday. The device is an iron tube about eight inches long […]Read More


Mass transit services strengthened for Bangkok shutdown

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 […]Read More


New Bangkok metro fares to come into effect in July

BANGKOK, 28 June 2012 (NNT) – The Bangkok Metro Public Company Limited (BMCL) has announced an adjustment to the metro fare, which is scheduled to come into effect in July 2012. The BMCL has disclosed that it will hold a special promotion period to help relieve the public’s financial burdens by maintaining the metro fare […]Read More


Bangkok Metro: All subway stations remain operational

BANGKOK, Nov 8 – Bangkok’s subway, the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) remains operational and all stations remain open, despite some stations being threatened by flooding, said Chartchai Praditpong, corporate relations director of the Bangkok Metro Company Limited (BMCL), the subway operator. On a system extending from Bang Sue to Hualamphong, four out of a total […]Read More


More than 200 injured in Shanghai subway crash

A subway crash in Shanghai has left more than 200 people injured, according to reports. A train is said to have rear-ended another Tuesday afternoon at Laoximen station on the Shanghai Metro’s Line 10. Shanghai Metro’s Weibo microblog says that 212 people were injured in the collision, three of them seriously. Read more: globalpost.comRead More


Central Lat Phrao Bangkok opens its doors today

BANGKOK, 28 August 2011 (NNT) – Road traffic snarl can be expected throughout the day as Central Lat Phrao, Bangkok opened its doors today after it was closed for a major renovation since the beginning of this year. Central Lat Phrao has finally resumed its service today at 10.30 am with a multitude of shoppers […]Read More