Express 72: Don Mueang Airport to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by Train for 20 Baht

From Don Mueang, the cheapest and potentially fastest way to get to Hua Lamphong Railway Station is probably by a direct train should the timetable match up with your travel needs. This time, the next departing train was an Express service, however, special fares apply for this short-distance journey, and instead of the official rate … Continue reading Express 72: Don Mueang Airport to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by Train for 20 Baht

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

Special Excursion 921/926: Bangkok to Pa Sak Jolasid Dam by Seasonal Excursion Train

Lopburi and Saraburi is around 3 hours away from Bangkok. While not in itself a well-known place to visit, once a year during the November - January period, the sunflowers bloom and the Pa Sak Jolasid Dam gets full. As such, the State Railway of Thailand runs a seasonal Pa Sak Jolasid Dam Excursion Train with … Continue reading Special Excursion 921/926: Bangkok to Pa Sak Jolasid Dam by Seasonal Excursion 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

Lounge Review – State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Hua Lamphong Railway Station First Class Lounge

Typical First Class coaches at the State Railway of Thailand include private compartments with an attendant at your service. If that isn't premium enough for you, you now get to relax before your journey if you depart from Bangkok at the First Class Lounge just beside Platform 3 of Hua Lamphong Railway Station! After showing … Continue reading Lounge Review – State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Hua Lamphong Railway Station First Class Lounge

Ordinary 211: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Don Mueang Airport by Train

While the actual Don Mueang Airport Rail Link isn't up yet, the existing railway on the North and Northeastern Lines pass right outside the airport. And since the railway departs from central Bangkok, easily accessible by the MRT Blue Line, this is certainly my choice to get to the airport. At a fare of just … Continue reading Ordinary 211: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Don Mueang Airport by Train

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