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Making a Foray Into Next-Generation Transportation

Thailand’s vision for its automotive industry extends beyond EVs to include the four major trends of cutting-edge transportation. With a commitment to vehicles that...

Bangkok Highways Toll-Free This Friday for Makha Bucha

BANGKOK — Kickstart that long weekend by barrelling down at (safe) speeds free of charge this Friday.
Exterior of Bangkok Railway Station, or Hua Lamphong. Photo: Supanut Arunoprayote / Wikimedia Commons

Hua Lamphong’s 100-Year Service To End in November, Gov’t Says

BANGKOK — The historic Bangkok Railway Station, or Hua Lamphong, will cease its operation later this year after a century of service, state railway officials said Friday.

Call Electric Motorbike Taxis With New Ride-Hailing App

BANGKOK — A new ride-hailing app will allow you to zip through Bangkok’s streets on eco-friendly motosai, or motorcycle taxis.

First Electric Ferry Launched to Reduce Pollution

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Thailand's Ministry of Transport on Wednesday announced its launch of the country's first electric ferry, as part of the government's effort to support cleaner energy.

Here We Go Again: Samut Prakan BTS Fails in Rush Hour

SAMUT PRAKAN — In a news that surprised no one, a severe disruption broke out on the BTS service, forcing nine stations along the Sukhumvit line to shut down on Friday morning.
A passenger fills out a questionnaire before boarding a bus at Korat Bus Terminal on June 8, 2020.

Bus Operator Confirms Ban on Foreign Travelers in Pandemic

BANGKOK — A major operator of intercity bus services on Thursday said foreigners are banned from its services due to the coronavirus emergency law.

BTS to Receive Chinese-Built, Unmanned Train

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — A Chinese-built, unmanned monorail train is scheduled for delivery to Thailand's Bangkok next month, confirmed an executive official on Sunday.
Commuters wait for a train at a BTS station.

BTS Rules Out Opening Windows on Trains

BANGKOK — The BTS skytrain operators on Thursday said they scrapped a plan to run trains with their windows open in an attempt to promote better ventilation against the coronavirus.

Social Distancing Derailed by Rush Hour BTS Breakdown

BANGKOK — Dozens of commuters were left stranded on skytrain carriages on Tuesday morning during hours-long system failure.



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