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Disabled Activists to File Class-Action Lawsuit Over BTS Access

BANGKOK — Hundreds of disabled right activists will converge at the Civil Court on Friday to file a class action lawsuit against City Hall...

Airport Rail Link Disputes Engineer’s Safety Complaints

BANGKOK — The elevated trains that connect Bangkok’s downtown with its international airport are not at risk of derailing contrary to a rail expert’s warnings, an executive with the state railway said Tuesday.

City Hall Fails to Make BTS Accessible 2 Years After Court Ruling

Update: Disabled Activists to File Class-Action Lawsuit Over BTS Access BANGKOK — City Hall has offered yet another vague deadline after the last passed for it...

Asokhumvit? BTS and MRT Stations May Get Same Name

BANGKOK — After more than a decade confusing commuters, two stations at the same location may be renamed. As public rail continues expanding, officials discussed...

Commuters Stuck as MRT Goes Back to Paper Age

BANGKOK— Subway commuters were met with an unwelcome surprise early Thursday morning when the electronic entry systems crashed system-wide and they were unable to enter the platform.

Kids Ride Free on BTS & MRT This Saturday

BANGKOK — Parents can go bring their little monsters around town for free Saturday as commuter rail systems will offer free rides for children on the national holiday celebrating the young.

Here’s Why Fewer Will Die on Thai Roads if Vans Replaced

BANGKOK — When the New Year’s holiday ended in tragedy for the families of 25 people killed in a flaming wreck in Chonburi, the...

Big Waves Spoil Launch of Pattaya-Hua Hin Ferry

PATTAYA — More than 100 tourists were left stranded Sunday morning at a Pattaya pier when the maiden voyage of a ferry service to Hua Hin was called off due to big waves.

Later Hours for Airport Rail Link, MRT This Weekend

BANGKOK — More New Year’s revelers can skip driving drunk or facing bad taxis as two public transportation systems will run for an extra two hours.

Free Expressways, Motorways for One Week

BANGKOK — Drive through tollways like a bandit for one week to celebrate the new year.

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