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Baan Messri Serviced Residence, near Surat Thani Railway Station

Baan Messri Serviced Residence, near Surat Thani Railway Station

Baan Messri Serviced Residence is the better of the two hotels located in Phunphin town, where Surat Thani train station is located – remember Phunphin town is 16…

Queen Hotel, Near Surat Thani Railway Station

Queen Hotel, Near Surat Thani Railway Station

One of the strange things about Surat Thani Railway Station is that it is not in Surat Thani, but another town called Phunphin about 16 km away. There…

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Leave your luggage at Bangkok Hualamphong Railway Station

Leave your luggage at Bangkok Hualamphong Railway Station

 Bangkok’s main train station has a left luggage office which is open from 04.oo to…

Visa Run by Train to the Thai Consulate in Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Visa Run by Train to the Thai Consulate in Kota Bharu, Malaysia

There are two Thai Consulates in the North of Malaysia where you can apply for…

Thai Government set to confirm 7 new intercity railway projects

Thai Government set to confirm 7 new intercity railway projects

Thailand’s railway system, whilst charming and functional, is in dire need of reform and upgrade.…

Important People in the Development of Thai Railways, Part 2: James McCarthy

Important People in the Development of Thai Railways, Part 2: James McCarthy

A critical requirement in the construction of a railway system is a map showing national…

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How to get from Surat Thani Railway Station to Koh Phangan

How to get from Surat Thani Railway Station to Koh Phangan

Surat Thani Railway station is about 20 minutes drive away from in Surat Thani City, in a small town called Phunphin. Fortunately for people going to Koh Phangan…

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Sungai Kolok Railway Station

Sungai Kolok Railway Station

Sungai Kolok train station lies at the bottom end of the Southern railway line some 1,208 km (750 miles) from Bangkok’s Hua…

International Train Travel

Train Travel From Bangkok to Malaysia

There are two routes for train travel from Bangkok to Malaysia. The first of these routes has trains which go all the way into Malaysia terminating at…

Special Train Journeys

What is it like on a Thai Train?

I thought the best way to answer that question would be to tell you about a train trip I took in February 2016 from Bangkok to Surat…

Train News

Funding has been approved for the construction of a second underground railway line in Bangkok

At the moment Bangkok has a single line on its metro system, which is the Blue Line running from Bang Sue railway station in the north of…

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How to get from Surat Thani Railway Station to Koh Samui

Surat Thani railway station is not in Surat Thani City, its in another town called Phunphin about 15km away from Surat Thani. For this reason every day…