Travel planning in South East Asia — buses, ferries, flights, railways
Bangkok Expressway and Metro has agreed terms with Siemens for the supply of new trains to serve the extensions of the city’s underground train line. A partnership headed by the global manufacturer has won the contract for the supply of 35 triple-carriage trains.
The Transport Ministry of Cambodia has asked bus companies not to jack up fares during national festival periods. The request from transport-minister Sun Chanthol came ahead of the start of the Pchum Ben Ancestors’ Festival yesterday.
Bangkok based airline Thai Vietjet Air says plans are afoot to launch new routes to both Thai and international destinations. From its hub at Suvarnabhumi Airport, the carrier has announced ambitious plans to add Krabi and Hat Yai to the domestic Thai portfolio.