Express 949: Hat Yai Junction to Padang Besar by Shuttle Train

The Hat Yai - Padang Besar Shuttle Train is a twice-daily return service running between Hat Yai, the largest town in the Songkhla Province of Southern Thailand and Padang Besar, the eastern Malaysia-Thailand border town. The Express 949 operates on a time-effective afternoon schedule departing Hat Yai at 1.05pm Thai Time (GMT+7), just after checking-out … Continue reading Express 949: Hat Yai Junction to Padang Besar by Shuttle Train

Express 948: Padang Besar to Hat Yai Junction by Shuttle Train

The Express 948 Hat Yai – Padang Besar Shuttle Train is a very popular mode of transport between the Malaysia border town of Padang Besar to Hat Yai, the largest city of Songkhla Province, Thailand, departing in the morning at 9.55am Malaysia Time (GMT+8), connecting from ETS and Komuter services with morning arrivals at Padang Besar. This post is about … Continue reading Express 948: Padang Besar to Hat Yai Junction by Shuttle Train

Express 947: Hat Yai Junction to Padang Besar (Thai) by Shuttle Train

The Hat Yai - Padang Besar Shuttle Train is a twice-daily return service running between Hat Yai, the largest town in the Songkhla Province of Southern Thailand and Padang Besar, the eastern Malaysia-Thailand border town. While trains used to run with a dedicated 2-car Daewoo DMU and thereafter swapped for a Bogie Third Class rake … Continue reading Express 947: Hat Yai Junction to Padang Besar (Thai) by Shuttle Train

Express 947 Hat Yai – Padang Besar Shuttle Train: Hat Yai Junction to Padang Besar by Train

After arriving from the Thaksinarath from Bangkok, I had slightly more than an hour to go before the Hat Yai - Padang Besar Shuttle Train departs at 7.30am. This post is about the travel experience onboard the Hat Yai – Padang Besar Shuttle Train. This is NOT the actual information page you are looking for. Click … Continue reading Express 947 Hat Yai – Padang Besar Shuttle Train: Hat Yai Junction to Padang Besar by Train

Special Express 31 Thaksinarath: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai Junction by the Best Train in Thailand

The new flagship trains of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) were launched in 2016, running throughout the Northern, Northeastern and Southern Lines in Thailand. The order of 115 new coaches from CRRC Changchun forming 9 train sets is SRT's largest single order for new additional passenger coaches. The new coaches are also a platform for SRT … Continue reading Special Express 31 Thaksinarath: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai Junction by the Best Train in Thailand

State Railway of Thailand 115 New CRRC Changchun Coaches: A Preview

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) launched its flagship trains in 2016, offering new levels of comfort on all mainline routes. A total of 115 coaches from CRRC Changchun were ordered, forming 9 rakes inclusive of 8 in regular usage and 1 spare. The new coaches are also a platform for SRT to create a … Continue reading State Railway of Thailand 115 New CRRC Changchun Coaches: A Preview