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SRT rolls out more trains to meet increased demand in Feb


The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is launching more train services to meet higher demand in February.

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SRT governor Nirut Maneephan said the move was in line with the easing of Covid-19 containment measures by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration.

He added that the SRT had adjusted terminal stations on some train routes.

Northern line: Service starts on February 1

No. 207/208 Bangkok-Nakhon Sawan-Bangkok (changed to Ayutthaya-Nakhon Sawan-Ayutthaya)

No. 303 Bangkok-Lopburi (changed to Ayutthaya-Lopburi)

No. 318 Lopburi-Bangkok (changed to Ayutthaya-Bangkok)

No. 401/402 Lopburi-Phitsanulok-Lopburi

No. 339 Bangkok-Kaeng Khoi (changed to Bangkok-Ayutthaya)

No. 210 Ban Takhli-Bangkok (changed to Lopburi-Ayutthaya)

Northeastern line: Service began on January 28

No. 419/420 Nakhon Ratchasima-Ubon Ratchathani-Lam Chi

No. 423/424 Lam Chi-Samrong Thap-Nakhon Ratchasima

No. 427/428 Nakhon Ratchasima-Ubon Ratchathani-Nakhon Ratchasima

Northeastern line: Service starts on February 1

No. 433/434 Kaeng Khoi Junction-Bua Yai Junction-Kaeng Khoi Junction

Southern Line: Service starts on February 1

No. 485/486 Nong Pladuk Junction-Nam Tok-Nong Pladuk Junction (changed to Kanchanaburi-Nam Tok-Kanchanaburi)

No. 489/490 Surat Thani-Khiri Rat Nikhom-Surat Thani

Eastern line: Service starts on February 1

No. 277/278 Bangkok-Kabinburi-Bangkok

No. 279/280 Bangkok-Ban Khlong Luk Border-Bangkok (changed to Bangkok-Aranyaprathet-Bangkok)

Nirut said the SRT had implemented measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, such as setting up Covid-19 screening and hand sanitising checkpoints, while passengers are required to wear mask and check-in via ThaiChana smartphone app.

For more information, contact SRT call centre: 1690, or visit @pr.railway Facebook page.

Published : January 29, 2021

By : The Nation