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SRT cancels 42 trains due to second wave of Covid-19


The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) on Friday cancelled 42 commercial and tourism trains following government measures to reduce domestic travel to contain the Covid-19 outbreak.

The move is in response to measures announced by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration.

“The cancellation covers 12 tourism trains that are scheduled to run every weekend from January 9 and 30 commercial trains running from January 13 to February 28,” the SRT said.

The cancelled tourism trains are:

No. 997/998 Bangkok-Plutaluang-Bangkok

No. 909/910 Bangkok-Nam Tok-Bangkok

No. 911/912 Bangkok-Sea Pine Garden-Bangkok

No. 915/916 Kanchanaburi-Nam Tok-Kanchanaburi

No. 921/926 Bangkok-Pasak Jolasid Dam-Bangkok

No. 923/928 Bangkok-Pasak Jolasid Dam-Bangkok (route 2)

The cancelled commercial trains are:

(Northern route)

No. 9/10 Bangkok-Chiang Mai-Bangkok

No. 51/52 Bangkok-Chiang Mai-Bangkok

No. 107/108 Bangkok-Denchai-Bangkok

No. 109/102 Bangkok-Chiang Mai-Bangkok

(Northeastern route)

No. 23/24 Bangkok-Ubon Ratchathani-Bangkok

No. 25/26 Bangkok-Nong Khai-Bangkok

No. 71/72 Bangkok-Ubon Ratchathani-Bangkok

No. 75/76 Bangkok-Nong Khai-Bangkok

No. 139/140 Bangkok-Ubon Ratchathani-Bangkok

No. 145/146 Bangkok-Ubon Ratchathani-Bangkok

(Southern route)

No. 31/32 Bangkok-Hat Yai-Bangkok

No. 39/40 Bangkok-Surat Thani-Bangkok

No. 43/44 Bangkok-Surat Thani-Bangkok

No. 83/84 Bangkok-Trang-Bangkok

No. 175/176 Hat Yai-Sungai Kolok-Hat Yai

Passengers who bought the tickets can get a full refund at any station nationwide. For further information, contact hotline 1690.

Published : January 09, 2021

By : THE NATION