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

Outside of Thailand's new trains
The outside of the new carriages are silver
  • 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


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

2nd class air-conditioned seats on Thailand's new trains
2nd class air-conditioned seats on the new carriages
  • 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


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

Restaurant Car in Thailand's new trains
Restaurant car in the new train carriages
  • 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

Buy Thailand Train Tickets Online


Buying Train Tickets in Thailand is easy with Thailand Trains using the Search Box below. Select your desired seat type and preferred train and submit your ticket order. You will be contacted within 24 hours with information about ticket availability. Once your order is processed an official SRT train ticket will kept at one of our offices for collection in Thailand or posted to you at your home address or a hotel. In Thailand you need an official SRT train ticket to travel.

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