Dog Rescued After Falling Onto BTS Rail (Video)

The rescuer, Surakiti Plengsa-nguan, posed Thursday morning with the dog he rescued from the elevated railway at BTS Ploenchit. Photo: Animal Rescue Thailand / Facebook

BANGKOK — A dog on Wednesday night spent a few hours trapped on the BTS Skytrain rail before it was finally rescued after operating hours, a rescue organization said.

The volunteer group Animal Rescue Thailand said they had learned from a video posted by a Facebook user at 10:24pm on Wednesday that a brown dog was roaming the elevated railway between BTS Ploen Chit and BTS Chit Lom.

After rushing to the scene, the team had to wait until the BTS Skytrain closed down to begin the search.

They found the dog shortly after BTS staff cut the rail’s electricity supply at about 00:30am on Thursday. It was found hidden underneath the platform of BTS Ploen Chit.


It remained unclear how the animal accessed the elevated station. The dog appeared to be stray.

Rescuer Surakiti Plengsa-nguan, said he would take the dog to the veterinary for a checkup before advertising to find him new home.