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    SRT chairman backs airport train revamp

    Published on 12/02/2015

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) chairman on Thursday backed a suggestion to have the private sector operate the Airport Rail Link.

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    SRT: Makkasan can't be used for vans

    Amornrat Mahitthirook, Published on 19/06/2014

    » An area of land near the Makkasan Airport Rail Link station is reserved for commercial development to help clear 80 billion in debt owed to the Finance Ministry, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) governor said Thursday, and could not be used as a passenger van hub as suggested by the junta.

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    SRT chief, board get the chop

    News, Amornrat Mahitthirook, Published on 24/02/2017

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has invoked Section 44 of the interim charter to remove the governor and entire board of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) in a move believed to stem from alleged irregularities in the agency's double-track railway projects.

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    SRT ordered to lease Makkasan land

    Published on 19/03/2015

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has been ordered to lease one of its prime Bangkok land plots to the Finance Ministry in an attempt to help the agency clear its debt burden.


    SRT looks to Bang Sue for revenue

    Amornrat Mahitthirook, Published on 01/10/2014

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) plans to adapt part of the land at Bang Sue station as a commercial project in a further effort to reduce the beleagured agency's debt burden.

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    SRT warns against embarrassing videos

    Amornrat Mahitthirook, Published on 07/06/2014

    » State Railway of Thailand (SRT) staff have been warned they could face the axe for releasing video clips that damage the organisation's reputation.


    SRT gets control of Chatuchak market

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 28/12/2011

    » After 25 years of managing the Chatuchak Weekend Market, the BMA has been required to turn over control to the State Railway of Thailand, the owner of the land where the market is located.

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    Train derails near Lak Si (update)

    Published on 05/04/2013

    » Train services on the North and Northeast routes were expected to resume normal operation about 8pm on Friday after a Bangkok-bound train derailed in Bangkok's Lak Si district in the afternoon.


    Send in the clowns

    News, Postbag, Published on 27/11/2016

    » The State Enterprise Policy Office urges State Railway of Thailand (SRT) land development as a quick solution out of debt (BP, Nov 25). Who does it think it is kidding? The SRT is a bottomless pit as its debt piles up deeper and deeper due to inept management, lousy service, filthy, antiquated rolling stock, the inability to maintain any normal scheduling, and free rides.


    Mother's Day activities

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 27/07/2017

    » To celebrate the National Mother's Day on Aug 12, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)'s Central Regional Office is hosting the "August: Travel With Mothers" campaign under the "Happy Family" Concept in order to stimulate tourism among families throughout August this year. It is part of its campaign to promote tourism in Green Season, aka the low season.

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