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Old 23rd August 2010, 03:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Bangkok airport train opens

Bangkok airport train opens

BANGKOK - TRANSPORT Minister Sophon Zarum on Monday morning presided over the inauguration of Bangkok's Airport Rail Link project, providing direct rail service to and from Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thai news agency (TNA) reported.

The long-awaited opening of the Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link commercialservices began with special discount fares offered until the end of the year, shortened travel times for inbound and outbound air travellers as well as easing arrivals and departures compared to existing airport transport.

The 28km rail link connects Suvarnabhumi Airport in Samut Prakan province east of Bangkok and the City Air Terminal (CAT) in Bangkok's Makkasan area, where passengers will be able to check in their baggage. The Airport Rail Link project is owned and will be operated by the State Railway of Thailand (SRT).

Services of both the Express Service and the City Line will be operational on the same tracks at speeds of up to 160km per hour, the train will serve eight stations and can cater up to 50,000 passengers daily. The Express Service is a 15-minute non-stop journey between the City Terminal and the airport with a fare at 150 baht (S$6.40) per trip. During the opening period, the fare charged will be 100 baht.

Meanwhile, City Line commuter trips, with set fares at 15 to 45 baht, will take 30 minutes to reach the airport, departing from Phaya Thai, Ratchaprarop, Makkasan, Asoke, Ramkhamhaeng, Hua Mak, Ban Thap Chang, and Lat Krabang stations, and will end at the last stop of Suvarnabhumi.

The promotional fare will be 15 baht for all journeys during this period. However, the baggage check-in system developed by the SRT and Airports of Thailand (AoT) for Makkasan Station will only be ready for full operation by the year end.

Source: http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking...ry_569805.html

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Old 23rd August 2010, 03:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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is it as good as singapore's one?

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Old 23rd August 2010, 03:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well, it is just like a normal MRT but quite fast that you will reach the town area of Bangkok, got a free ride back when it just opened

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Then in that case, I should give it a try when I go to Thailand.

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It solved the problem of taxi ripping passenger off their pocket money. You know what I mean.

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Im gonna try this next week.... Will share my experience when i get back...

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wow this sounds great. finally....no need to brave traffic jams and like what cybermax have said, no ripping off. becos i got ripped off once! and that's not funny

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good news! thanks for sharing~

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Re: Bangkok airport train opens

Hey, im back... i took the express train for 100 baht and it only took me 15 minutes to reach Makkasan station, the seats are comfy and the ride is smooth and quiet, much better than our MRT and it is really fast but the station is huge and there was a lot of walking to the exit.. If you are staying in the vicinity and you are without much luggage, you can take this train and hop onto a taxi, definitely cheaper than directly taking a taxi from the airport to the city...

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