By THE NATION
Sorapong Paitoonpong, the department’s director general, said 3.36 million people used rail transport, including the BTS, between July 24 and 28, compared to 3.52 million during the July 3 to 7 long-weekend.
On Tuesday, 527,093 people used the railway compared to 802,186 passengers on July 7. Of the total passengers on Tuesday, 67,801 took normal trains, or 16.18 per cent more compared to July 7, while the remainder took electric trains.
However, passengers using the Skytrain and metro dropped by 38.27 per cent compared to the numbers on July 7.