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Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link
(SARL)



              
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The elevated rail links between Suvarnabhumi Airport and Bangkok are :
1. Express Line : Suvarnabhumi Airport to Makkasan City Air Terminal, a  distance of 25.7 kms (16 miles), non-stop, travelling time 15 minutes.
2. City Line : Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phayathai Station via Lad Krabang, Ban Tabchang, Hua Mak, Ramkamhaeng, Makkasan/Asoke, and
Ratchaprarop stations, a total distance of 28.5 kms (17.7 miles). The travelling time will be 28 minutes.
 

Video Clip of Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link
(Playing time 5 : 43 Minutes)

See the video posted to YouTube | See HD video


 

 

                  

 


Makkasan City Air Terminal
A large terminal with check-in counters just like at the airport.


Additional Information :

The Airport rail link express line will operate from 05.00 a.m. to 01.00 a.m.
at the running interval of every 15 minutes. The train speed would reach
103 kms/hr or 64 miles/hr. The railway is a double track system, the same
as the BTS Sky Train, but electric power will be supplied to the train from
the overhead lines at 25 kV.

Check-In Facilities
Passengers can check-in at Makkasan City Air Terminal later on and
baggages will be loaded in the baggage car of the express line to
Suvarnabhumi Airport whereby they will be loaded on the conveyor belt
system and to airplanes.


Commercial Running Schedule
According to the latest information the project is 98 per cent complete.
The Airport Rail Link started commercial run on
August 23, 2010,
charging Baht 150 (approx. US.$ 4.30) for the through train and Baht 15 -
Baht 45 for the city line (stopper), according to distance.

References :
1.
State Railway of Thailand Web Site.


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