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SRT expands train services after easing of lockdown


The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will resume 42 services nationwide from May 18, including eight special express and 34 ordinary, commuter and local trains.

SRT governor Nirut Maneephan informed on Saturday (May 16) that the move was in line with the government’s first phase of lockdown relaxation.
The special express service will be available from May 18 to June 17 as follows:
1 Train No 9051, Bangkok (5.30am) – Chiang Mai (6.30pm), from May 18 to June 16
2 No 9052, Chiang Mai (5.30am) – Bangkok (6.30pm), May 19 to June 17
3 No 9071, Bangkok (6am) – Ubon Ratchathani (2.55pm), May 18 to June 16
4 No 9072, Ubon Ratchathani (6am) – Bangkok (2.50pm), May 19 to June 17
5 No 9075, Bangkok (7am) – Nong Khai (4.40pm), May 18 to June 16
6 No 9076, Nong Khai (7am) – Bangkok (4.35pm), May 19 to June 17
7 No 9085, Bangkok (5am) – Hat Yai (6.45pm), May 18 to June 16
8 No 9086, Hat Yai (5am) – Bangkok (6.50pm), May 19 to June 17
Ordinary, commuter and local trains will be available from May 18, including four northern trains, 16 northeastern trains, eight southern trains, four eastern trains and two trains travelling between Mae Klong and Ban Laem stations.

Published : May 16, 2020

By : THE NATION