In Bangkok, Thailand, every one of the 22 metro trains conveyed by the consortium of Siemens Mobility and Turkish railroad maker Bozankaya are currently in procedure on the current BTS (Skytrain System) Green Lines including its expansions. The keep going train entered administration on the initiated Green Line augmentations in October 2019.
By the fourth of December 2019, Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company (BTSC) will initiate traveler administration on the recently finished area of the Green Line from Kheha Station to Kasetsart University Station. Altogether, 22 four-vehicle trains have been conveyed with the extent of Siemens Mobility conveying intruders, drive and stopping mechanisms, helper benefits just as the undertaking the executives, building, structure and appointing of the trains. The trains were worked at the Bozankaya plant in Ankara, Turkey. Siemens Mobility will keep up the trains over a time of 16 years.
In May 2016, the BTS Skytrain System administrator BTSC granted the consortium an agreement to convey the 22 trains. Siemens Mobility is additionally providing the footing power supply for the Green Line expansions. The request was put as a component of BTSC’s development intends to give more trains on the current course and its augmentations. The southern augmentation initiated in December 2018 interfaces the common capital Samut Prakan, which lies around 25 kilometers south of the downtown area of Bangkok, with the capital.
The raised augmentation toward the south starts at the current Skytrain end at Bearing, is around 13 kilometers in length and comprises nine stations. The augmentation toward the north beginnings at MoChit Station comprises of sixteen stations and is appr. 18.4 km long. The opening of the all-inclusive line to Kasetsart University station is a piece of the BMA’s drive to lighten traffic blockage, with the further augmentation to Kukot wanted to be finished before the finish of December 2020.
Bangkok MRT Daily Operating Hours
6 a.m. – midnight
Bangkok MRT Frequency
- Less than 5 minutes between trains during peak hours (6 am -9 am and 4.30 a.m. – 07.30 p.m.)
- Less than 10 minutes between trains during off-peak hours.
The MRT, Bangkok’s subway consist of two lines. Tickets are bought in the form of tokens from machines at the stations. The subway is connected to the BTS (the sky trains) at Asok station.
MRT Blue Line
The Blue Line runs between Hua Lamphong station, near homonymous Railway Station, and Bang Sue station in the north of the downtown area, not a long way from Chatuchak Weekend Market. Silom, Sukhumvit and Chatuchak Park are the three trade stations with the raised Skytrain.
The Phetchaburi MRT station is just 100 meters strolling good ways from the Makkasan City Line station of the Airport Rail Link associating the focal point of Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport. Two augmentations of the Blue Line are under development. In 2019, when they are finished the Blue Line will shape a total circle line around the focal point of Bangkok.
MRT Purple Line
The principal stretch of Purple Line, authoritatively named Chalong Ratchadham Line, is right now in open time for testing and booked to open its full help on August 6, 2016. It runs from north-west to south, between Khlong Bang Phai station, in the adjoining Nonthaburi Province, and Tao Poon station, around 1 Km to the north of Dusit region, in the focal point of old Bangkok. This first area of Purple Line comprises of 16 stations along 23 km of raised course. The Purple Line, when finished in 2022, will connect the northwestern suburb of Bangkok in Nonthaburi Province and the southern territory of Thonburi in Rat Burana District.
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Bangkok MRT Route Guide
The Bangkok MRT underground network runs underneath Rama IV and Ratchadapisek Roads, the 2 thoroughfares that cut through the heart of downtown Bangkok. Although additional lines and extensions are in the pipeline, it currently only comprises the MRT Blue Line, which covers 18 stations from Hua Lamphong to Bang Sue. Trains go every 5 minutes at peak times (from 7 am to 9 am and from 4 pm to 7 pm) and every 7 minutes at other times.
- Hua Lamphong: Chinatown, Central Railway Station
- Sam Yan: Jim Thompson Shop, Chamchuri Square, Snake Farm
- Silom: Patpong Night Market, Saladaeng BTS Skytrain, Dusit Thani Hotel, Lumpini Park
- Lumpini: Lumpini Park, Lumpini Boxing Stadium, Vertigo and Moon Bar (at Banyan Tree Bangkok), The Sukhothai Bangkok
- Klong Toei Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre: Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, Stock Exchange of Thailand
- Sukhumvit: Asok BTS Skytrain, The Long Table Bangkok, Terminal 21, Soi Cowboy, Grand Millennium Sukhumvit
- Phetchaburi: Airport Rail Link’s Makkasan Station
- Rama 9: Central Plaza Rama 9, Fortune Town, Grand Mercure Fortune Bangkok
- Thailand Cultural Centre: The Esplanade, Siam Niramit
- Huay Kwang: Swissotel Le Concorde, Mansion 7
- Lad Phrao
- Phaholyothin: Central Plaza Lad Phrao, Union Mall
- Chatuchak: Chatuchak Weekend Market, Chatuchak Park, Rod Fai Park
- Kampaengphet: Or Tor Kor Market, Rod Fai Market, Chatuchak Weekend Market
- Bang Sue