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    Breakdown disrupts peak hour BTS trains

    Online Reporters, Published on 26/08/2015

    » Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) electric train services in Bangkok were disrupted when train No.6 broke down at Mor Chit station about 7.50am, reports said.

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    BTS system briefly out of service

    Online Reporters, Published on 23/05/2016

    » Silom line skytrains of the Bangkok Transit System went out of service briefly on Monday morning, reportedly because of a power disruption.


    Driving a BTS train

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 25/03/2012

    » Here are a few things you might not know about a career that a lot of young people would like to have.


    Riled at poor BTS service

    News, Editorial, Published on 30/06/2018

    » After almost four days of rush-hour delays, the BTS Skytrain operator managed to "assure" passengers on Thursday that a solution to the problem had been found.


    Spiritual journeys on Bangkok's BTS

    Guru, Catherine Faulder, Published on 12/05/2017

    » Those familiar with the contemporary art circles of Thailand will know that Kamin Lertchaiprasert's name carries immense respect. The Silpakorn University graduate and former student of The Art Student League of New York has spent most of his career developing a deep interest in religion and philosophy. Previously known for co-founding The Land Foundation that turned rice fields into spaces for site-specific art and architectural projects, as well as a number of international solo exhibitions, Kamin will now, potentially, be known for something even more soul awakening. He is currently crowdfunding a pioneering art project that will give Bangkok its first ever city-wide mobile installation. The campaign, "Universal Connections" is set to wrap an entire BTS train, inside and out, with pieces of art composed of "spiritual fractals". We sat down with the talented artist to find out more about this exciting project. If you're interested in seeing this ground-breaking project made possible — come on, won't you be glad to say good riddance to all that flashy corporate advertising we're bombarded with on a daily basis? — be sure to make your contribution to "Universal Connections" via the crowdfunding platform


    BTS bets big on property

    Business, Kanana Katharangsiporn, Published on 19/09/2016

    » SET-listed firm BTS Group Holdings Plc is restructuring its property business to support a five-year residential development plan worth 100 billion baht and expand its commercial property segment.


    Building them up

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 02/01/2019

    » Construction workers are usually overlooked even though their work is fundamental to the building of cities. To shine a spotlight on them, German photographer Ralf Tooten exhibits construction-worker portraits in his exhibition "A.W.C. -- Asian Workers Covered", as a reminder of how and by whom Thailand's cities have been built.

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    Common ticketing system faces delay

    News, Amornrat Mahitthirook, Published on 02/11/2016

    » The expected introduction in January of a common ticketing system for all electric train systems in Bangkok will be delayed, according to the Transport Ministry.

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    Green Line extension contracts signed

    Online Reporters, Published on 03/04/2015

    » The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) on Friday signed four contracts worth combined 27.786 billion baht for the construction of the extension of the Green Line from Mor Chit to Saphan Mai and Khu Kot in Pathum Thani.


    Skytrain doors open, anxious passengers stay inside

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 13/03/2013

    » A skytrain appeared to be inviting passengers to step out on to the electrified tracks when it opened its doors before reaching the platform at Siam. Fortunately, passengers took photos instead.

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