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MRT Blue Line Fares Frozen Until ’23

Fares on the MRT Blue Line subway line will be frozen for the rest of the year, operator Bangkok Expressway and Metro Plc. said. Transport...

ADB Finances 1st SE Asian Electric Ferry Fleet for Bangkok

The Asian Development Bank and Energy Absolute Plc. signed a 160-million-baht loan agreement to finance a fleet of electric ferries for use in mass...

Purple Line Extension to Start Construction This Year; Open 2027

The Mass Rapid Transit Authority and five other companies signed six contracts for the extension of the Purple Line electric rail line. MRTA Gov. Pakapong...

Khon Kaen Plans Light-Rail Link to Bangkok-Issan High-Speed Rail

Khon Kaen Province plans to build a new light rail network to complement Thailand’s high-speed rail and dual-track train networks Government spokeswoman Traisuree Taisaranakul said...

Common Ticketing for Bangkok Rail Lines Begins Testing n April

Long-anticipated common ticketing finally begin across three rail lines in Bangkok in April. The Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning said a pilot...

Bangkok Red Line Launches Today with Free Rides for 3 Months

The government is offering the public free train trips during the soft launch of the Red Line service running Taling Chan to Bang Sue-Rangsit. The...

11 Million Use Public Transport Over 4-Day Weekend, Up 2.1%

455 people driving themselves killed on roads Nov. 18-22

Gold Line 96% Done, to Start in Dec.

The Gold Line Bangkok monorail is expected to start running in December, connecting landmarks and government offices along the Chao Phraya River. The 1.7-kilometer line...

Pink, Yellow Line Monorail Cars Arrive in Thailand

The first two monorail trains slated to run on Pink and Yellow lines in greater Bangkok arrived at Laem Chabang Port, even though the...

MEA Inspects First Batch of Bangkok Electric Buses

Metropolitan Electricity Authority officials on Saturday took at look at the first electric buses being built for the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority. Manat Aroonvatanaporn, the...

5 Years Late, BTS-MRT Common Ticketing Slips Again Until October… Maybe

Five years late, a joint ticketing system for Bangkok’s Skytrain and MRT won’t debut until at least October, a delay blamed on the coronavirus...

From Buses to Skytrain, Public Transport Back to Full Capacity

Public transport can again operate at full capacity after the Center for Covid-19 Administration Situation lifted more coronavirus-control restrictions. Welcoming the relaxation, Manote Saichuto, acting...

Pattaya Monorail Won’t Be Complete Until 2036 … If Ever

Pattaya won’t see a working light-rail train system until at least 2026, if ever. First proposed in 2008 by former mayor – and now culture...

MRT Eases Social-Distancing Rules on Subway Trains

MRT stations, on the other hand, remain a poorly managed mess

Bangkok Gold Line’s Driverless People Movers Arrive in Thailand

The Gold Line will make Iconsiam easier to access.

BTS Green Line Opens 4 New Stations

Four new stations on the BTS Green Line opened, with free rides until year-end.

Bangkok to open 4 new Green Line stations June 4

Four new stations on the northern extension of the BTS Green Line will open June 4. City Hall open four more stations between BTS Mo...

BTS, MRT, Buses Adjust Schedule After Thailand Curfew Shortened

With Thailand’s national curfew shortened by an hour, the last Bangkok train is now an hour later.
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