State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will resume services on some train routes after most of the services were shut down to prevent the spread of Covid-19 as per the government’s policies, SRT governor Nirut Maneephan said.
“Currently there are only 12 trains running to northern and eastern states, making the platforms and trains crowded, as a result SRT is unable to enforce social distancing,” he said. “The SRT therefore has decided to add eight more trains to selected the final destination from April 28 [Tuesday] to facilitate commuters’ travel and enhance efficiency in Covid-19 prevention.”
Train No 317 Bangkok-Lopburi started running from Tuesday.
Trains that will resume from Wednesday (April 29) are:
– No 318 Lopburi – Bangkok
– No 339 Bangkok – Kaeng Khoy
– No 340 Kaeng Khoy – Bangkok
– No 379 Bangkok – Hua Ta Khe
– No 380 Hua Ta Khe – Bangkok
– No 389 Bangkok – Chachoengsao
– No 390 Chachoengsao – Bangkok