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    Thailand’s New Trains

    In July 2016 State Railways of Thailand (SRT) took delivery of 39 brand train carriages from Chinese train manufacturers China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation and China CNR Corporation. This is the first part of larger order of 115 new passengers carriages. These carriages are now in use on 8 train services on 4 routes.

    Route 1: Bangkok to Chiang Mai

    The outside of the new carriages are silver

    The two services on the Bangkok to Chiang Mai route using the brand new carriages are:

    • Train #9
      • Bangkok to Chiang Mai
      • Departing at 18:10 from Bangkok
      • Arrival at 07:15 in Chiang Mai
    • Train #10:
      • Chiang Mai to Bangkok
      • Departing at 18:00 from Chiang Mai
      • Arrival at 06:50 in Bangkok
    Route 2: Bangkok to Suratthani and other Southern destinations

    2nd Class Air-Conditioned Sleeper Seats in the new carriages

    The two services on the Bangkok to Suratthani route using the brand new carriages are:

    • Train #31
      • Bangkok to Hat Yai
      • Departing at 14:45 from Bangkok
      • Arrival at 01.23 in Suratthani
    • Train #32:
      •  Hat Yai to Bangkok
      • Departing at 23:57 from Suratthani
      • Arrival at 10:30 in Bangkok
    Route 3: Bangkok to Nong Khai


    Restaurant Car in the new train carriages

    The two services on the Bangkok to Nong Khai route using the brand new carriages are:

    • Train #25
      • Bangkok to Nong Khai
      • Departing at 20:00 from Bangkok
      • Arrival at 06.45 in Nong Khai
    • Train #26:
      • Nong Khai to Bangkok
      • Departing at 19.10 from Nong Khai
      • Arrival at 06:00 in Bangkok
    Route 4: Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani

    The two services on the Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani route using the brand new carriages are:

    • Train #23
      • Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani
      • Departing at 20.30 from Bangkok
      • Arrival at 06.35 in Ubon Ratchathani
    • Train #24:
      • Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok
      • Departing at 19.00 from Ubon Ratchathani
      • Arrival at 05:15 in Bangkok
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