MRT Purple Line: Tao Poon to Khlong Bang Phai by Train

With the MRT Blue Line extension to Tao Poon, connecting to the MRT Purple Line is now way easier as compared to the previous bus or train transfer. The MRT Purple Line is the newest mass transit line in Bangkok and is the first to serve Nonthaburi province towards the northwest, so there's now more … Continue reading MRT Purple Line: Tao Poon to Khlong Bang Phai by Train

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Special Excursion 909/910: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi and Nam Tok Sai Yok Noi Waterfall by Excursion Train

The Kanchanaburi Excursion Train is a special departure from Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Railway Station only on Saturdays, Sundays and designated public holidays, targeted at domestic tourists who wish to head to Kanchanaburi and Nam Tok for a day trip. This being said, the fare for this train is also extremely affordable starting from 120 Baht … Continue reading Special Excursion 909/910: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi and Nam Tok Sai Yok Noi Waterfall by Excursion Train

MRT Purple Line: Tao Poon – Khlong Bang Phai (A Preview)

The MRT Purple Line, also officially known as the MRT Chalong Ratchadham Line, is the newest rapid transit system to open in Thailand, linking the Bangkok Metropolitan Region with Nonthaburi Province. The MRT Purple Line operates with 21 3-car trainsets manufactured by Japan Transport Engineering Company (J-TREC) (formerly known as Tokyu Car Corporation), a subsidiary of … Continue reading MRT Purple Line: Tao Poon – Khlong Bang Phai (A Preview)

MRT Purple Line Missing Link: Bang Sue – Bang Son Free Shuttle Train

With the opening of the MRT Blue Line Tao Poon Extension, the MRT Purple Line Bang Sue – Tao Poon Free Shuttle Train is no longer in operation. With the opening of the MRT Purple Line between Tao Poon and Khlong Bang Phai, there is a missing link to the rest of the Bangkok Metro network as … Continue reading MRT Purple Line Missing Link: Bang Sue – Bang Son Free Shuttle Train