Train driver killed as train hit truck in Nakhon Sawan last night

North-bound rail services are disrupted today, after a train crashed into a truck and trailer at a level crossing in Chum Saeng district of Nakhon Sawan last night, killing the…

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Transport minister confident Purple and Red Lines will be profitable in 6 months

Transport Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit told parliament last night that he is confident that the state-owned Purple and Red Lines train services will move into profit in the next six months,…

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Pink Line train service suspended on Sunday

Transport Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit ordered the suspension of the operations of the Pink Line train today and tomorrow for safety reasons, pending an investigation into the collapse of the conductor…

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Chiang Mai-bound train derails in Phrae province, no reports of injuries

A special express train bound for Chiang Mai from Bangkok derailed before dawn on Saturday in Phrae province, forcing at least two Bangkok-bound train services to be suspended while derailed…

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Train hits pickup truck in Chachoengsao killing 8

Eight people were killed and three others injured in an accident involving a freight train and a pickup truck, at a railway crossing in Mueang district of Chachoengsao province, early…

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Four new train lines to be proposed to new government

Thailand’s Department of Rail Transport will seek approval from the new government for the implementation of four train projects, with a total estimated investment of 63.4 billion baht investment. According…

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File photo : Commuters travel on a train in Tokyo.//AFP

Three hurt in Japan train stabbing attack

Three people were hurt in a knife attack on a train in western Japan on Sunday, with police saying they had arrested a man for allegedly carrying out the stabbings….

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Bangkok is adding new train lines, but the high fares are not helping

Bangkokians are getting more commuting options. The Yellow Line recently began daily trial runs. The route starts from Lat Phrao Road, one of the most congested areas in the city, snakes…

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Train derailment in Songkhla the result of sabotage

Thai security officials have blamed the freight train derailment in Sadao district of the southern province of Songkhla on a bomb detonated by southern insurgents, to disrupt the direct train…

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Freight train derailment in Songkhla Province

Several cargo carriages became derailed after a freight train left Hat Yai for the Padang Besar border town in Sadao district of Songkhla this morning (Saturday). Initial reports said that…

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Transport Ministry may postpone 2nd bid for Orange Line train project

Thailand’s Ministry of Transport may postpone the second round of bidding for the Orange Line train project, scheduled for July 27th, pending consultation with the Office of the Attorney-General (OAG)….

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Green Line could be a tough ride for Chadchart

Managing the controversial Skytrain Green Line shrewdly, bogged down as it is by controversies over high fares, court battle over debt and extension of concession, is going to be a…

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Skytrain poses challenges to next Bangkok governor

Anticipating challenging decisions ahead, the four candidates running in the election for governor of Bangkok are strongly opposing the extension of concession for the core Skytrain sections of the Green…

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Is a cheaper fare the solution to Bangkok’s Green Line standoff?

The ongoing conflict in the coalition government over whether to grant Bangkok Mass Transit System Plc (BTSC) extension of its BTS Skytrain concession has left many people frustrated. There is…

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All train services at Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong train terminal to come to an end

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob has stressed the necessity of ending all train services to and from Hua Lamphong railway terminal. Daily rides into the station will be initially reduced to…

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Climate activists arrive at Glasgow Central Station ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain October 30, 2021. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Climate-friendly travel plans to COP summit hit by UK weather chaos

MILTON KEYNES, England, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Delegates, campaigners and journalists travelling by train to the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow fell victim to a weather-related delay on Sunday –…

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This picture taken on May 24, 2021 shows rescue personnel tending to an injured passenger ooutside KLCC station after an accident involving two Light Rail Transit (LRT) trains in Kuala Lumpur. – More than 200 passengers were injured in the Malaysian capital on May 24 when two metro trains collided in a tunnel, police said. (Photo by STR / AFP) / Malaysia OUT

Over 200 injured in Malaysian train collision

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysian authorities have launched an investigation into a head-on collision involving two light rail transit (LRT) trains on Monday night that left 213 people injured, 47 of…

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Picture of Somkid Poompuang taken on December 18, 2019 by anonymous witness on a Surin-Bangkok train at Pak Chong station. ©

Tip from unidentified informant leads to serial killer’s arrest

A tipoff from an unidentified witness has led police to the apprehension of serial killer Somkid Poompuang on a train, bound for Ayutthaya province, at Pak Chong district railway station…

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