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    Thai Railway Museum at Bangkok Train Station

    Thai Railway Museum at Bangkok Train Station

    Most people who travel through Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong train station are unaware that it houses the Thai Railway Museum. The entrance to the museum is located at the left hand…

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

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

    No survey no railway line A critical requirement in the construction of a railway system is a map showing national borders, location of towns and terrain. Much of Thailand (or…

    Important People in the Development of Thai Railways, Part 1: King Chulalongkorn

    Important People in the Development of Thai Railways, Part 1: King Chulalongkorn

    Father of the Thai Railway Network King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) is considered the ‘father’ of the modern Thai Railway system, as it was during his reign that the first railway lines…