SRT runs winter excursion trains from Bangkok to Pasak Dam

News in Asia
SRT runs winter excursion trains from Bangkok to Pasak Dam

The State Railway of Thailand has announced the winter schedule for excursion trains to Pasak Dam. The first trains will run between Bangkok and the dam this Saturday and Sunday and then every weekend except two until the 28 January 2018.

Trains will depart from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong Station at 07:10 on each of the operational days. The trip takes around three hours and the train stops at locations including Bang Sue, Don Mueang Airport and Ayutthaya en route.

The trains also cross a bridge on the dam and make a stop so that tourists are able to take pictures of one of the most beautiful and serene locations in the central regions of Thailand. Passengers get five hours to visit the local museum, enjoy a culture show and grab a bite to eat before the return journey to Bangkok.

The scheduled departure time for the return train is 15:30 and arrival back at Hua Lamphong is 18:30. 12GO ASIA notes the trains will not run on the weekends of the 30 and 31 December or the 6 and 7 January. 
Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was the driving force behind the project to build Pasak Jolasid Dam. It was designed to improve water-flow and irrigation in the valleys of the Pasak and Chao Phraya rivers. King Bhumibol attended the naming ceremony of the dam back in 1999.



More Domestic and International Flights from October 2018 with PAL

The national flag carrier of the Philippines, Philippine Airlines (PAL) has scheduled more domestic and international flights for the winter season from the end of October through December. 

21 September 2018

A Unique Buddhist Festival in Phetchabun – Tourists Are Welcome

Phetchabun, one of the less known to foreigners provinces in the Northern Thailand, invites tourists to attend a local ritual ceremony of bathing a Buddha image, also known as Um Phra Dam Nam ceremony.

21 September 2018

No Ferry Journeys Between Pattaya and Hua Hin During Low Season

The ferry linking Pattaya and Hua Hin on a daily bases have been suspended effective from today, September, 20th, due to low season period resulting in both rough seas and limited number of passengers using the service.

20 September 2018