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SRT resumes sevices on eight routes to reduce crowd

Apr 29. 2020
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State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will resume services on some train routes after most of the services were shut down to prevent the spread of Covid-19 as per the government’s policies, SRT governor Nirut Maneephan said.

“Currently there are only 12 trains running to northern and eastern provinces, making the platforms and trains crowded, as a result SRT is unable to enforce social distancing,” he said. “The SRT therefore has decided to add eight more trains to selected destinations from April 28 [Tuesday] to facilitate commuters' travel and enhance efficiency in Covid-19 prevention.”

Train No 317 Bangkok-Lopburi started running from Tuesday.

Trains that will resume from Wednesday (April 29) are:

- No 318 Lopburi – Bangkok

- No 339 Bangkok – Kaeng Khoy

- No 340 Kaeng Khoy – Bangkok

- No 379 Bangkok – Hua Ta Khe

- No 380 Hua Ta Khe – Bangkok

- No 389 Bangkok – Chachoengsao

- No 390 Chachoengsao – Bangkok

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