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Commuters queuing up for tickets at Wat Mangkon on August 4.

Khaosod English Tours Bangkok’s Fanciest MRT Stations (Video)

BANGKOK — New MRT stations connected to tourist destinations such as the Grand Palace and Chinatown are becoming destinations themselves as visitors cram to...
Interior of MRT Wat Mangkon. Photo: Matichon

Free Test Rides on MRT Blue Line Through Chinatown Begin Next Week

Update Sept. 17, 2019: Four new stations further down the extension: MRT Phetkasem 48, MRT Phasi Charoen, MRT Bang Khae, and MRT Lak Song will be opened...
Photos: Isara Ariyachaipanich / Facebook

Concrete Panel Falls from BTS Ari Onto Bus Stop Below

BANGKOK — A piece of concrete panelling fell from BTS Ari station Wednesday morning, luckily injuring none.

Taxis Who Reject Passengers Will Face Larger Fines

BANGKOK — Bangkokians rejoice! Cabbies who refuse passengers will be subject to heavier fines under a new legal amendment, officials said Monday.
A carriage of the new MRT train arrives Wednesday at Chonburi’s Laem Chabang Port. Photo: The Mass Rapid Transit Authority

First New Train for MRT Blue Line Extension Delivered

BANGKOK — A new train has been delivered in time for the much-awaited extension of the capital’s MRT rail network into Chinatown, which will open in five months.

CP Withdraws Extra Demands From Airport Rail Line

BANGKOK — Railway officials said Monday one of its major investors has backed off from changing terms in a project to connect three airports with high-speed trains.

Construction of Sathorn BTS ‘Ghost Station’ Underway

BANGKOK — Skytrain operators revealed Wednesday preliminary works quietly began on a new station in downtown Bangkok last month – over 20 years after plans were first announced.
Traffic in Phra Pradaeng district in Samut Prakan for Songkran 2018.

How to Check for Songkran Traffic, Real-Time

BANGKOK — Avoid water-soaked, hellish Songkran traffic by checking in to real-time maps. The Department of Highways released on Tuesday five real-time updating maps to...
Construction of the northern BTS Green Line extension in November near Lat Phrao, Bangkok. Photo: Green Line North / Facebook

BTS Coming to Lat Phrao in 5 Months: City Hall

BANGKOK — Mo Chit will no longer be the end of the BTS world later this year, with about a third of a new northern extension open for service by August 2020, City Hall said Tuesday.
Passengers talk to a Thai Airways staff member Wednesday night at Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

Thousands Stranded at BKK as Pakistan Shuts Airspace

BANGKOK — Thousands of passengers were stranded at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Wednesday night after Pakistan shut its airspace following the escalation of conflict with India.

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