Travel planning in South East Asia - buses, ferries, flights, railways
A local passenger train travelling into Bangkok was derailed early yesterday following a collision with a lorry. Train Number 356 from Suphanburi was just approaching Nakhon Pathom when the incident occurred at a little after 05:30 in the morning.
The operators of Bangkok’s new urban train line are offering residents and tourists the opportunity of taking a free ride. Tickets for the three live MRT trial journeys on the Purple Line will be available from selected stations this coming Sunday between 09:00 and 15:00.
Provincial authorities in Prachuap Khiri Khan have approved a multi-million baht budget to upgrade buildings at a border crossing with Myanmar. Planning Officer Somboon Nuancharoen says new buildings will be constructed to house immigration, customs, and health and quarantine offices at Singkhon Pass.