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Book Thai Train Tickets Online Again Starting February

BANGKOK — Hustling to the railway station to buy train tickets – an oddity in the 4G era – will soon end with the reintroduction of the state railway’s online booking system.

BTS Fares Increase 5 Baht for Outlying Stations

BANGKOK — Starting on Saturday, commuters must pay another 5 baht to get to the newest stations at the end of the BTS Skytrain’s two lines.

Replacing Vans With Minibuses Won’t Begin by July

BANGKOK — A plan to replace interprovincial vans with minibuses is unlikely to begin by July 1 as expected, officials said Monday, citing different...

Avoid Ratchawithi Road While it Gets Ugly Cabling Makeover

BANGKOK — Starting Friday, Ratchawithi Road will be partially closed as authorities begin moving its infamous tangle of overhead cables underground. A few days after...

Thammasat Debuts Electric Motorbike Taxi

PATHUM THANI — More motorbike taxis will soon zooming across a large university campus in northern metro Bangkok, without the pollution or noise.

City Hall Dismisses Concerns Over Chao Phraya Footbridge

BANGKOK — City Hall on Tuesday dismissed concerns over the project to build a footbridge and bike lane across Chao Phraya river, after its...

Long a Homeless Refuge, Hua Lamphong Now Locks Them Out

BANGKOK — An advocate for Bangkok’s homeless population on Thursday decried the state railway’s decision to shut the Bangkok Railway Station, or Hua Lamphong, to the people who regularly sleep there overnight.

Bangkok Buses Get Welfare Card Readers

BANGKOK — The country’s storied click-clacking bus conductors moved closer to extinction Wednesday with installation of the first batch of electronic fare machines.

Inaction on Bangkok Pollution Risks Toxic Future For All

BANGKOK — Avoiding the capital’s toxic smog has become a primary concern for Thitinan Maitree.

Big Bridge: Lane Closures Begin at Lat Phrao Intersection

BANGKOK — Construction of a new extension linking two elevated rail lines over one of Bangkok’s busiest crossroads took off Monday morning, with impacts on road traffic there likely for the next year and a half.

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