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Bangkok sky train, with spectacular view of Dusit Thani Hotel and the downtown area.
The BTS electric train infront of Hyatt Erawan
Hotel with a view of Sport Club and high rise
Another beautiful view of the sky train (double
deck) at the Ratchaprasong Junction.
The north end of the sky train station is at
Moh Chit terminal, next to Chatuchak market.
used to have electric tram
long long time ago. The tram was
abandoned because of its slowness
and added to the traffic problems.
The Bangkok Mass Transit System
Project consists of two main sky train
routes. The first one starts from
Sukhumvit Soi 81 to Mo Chit Station,
and the second from the National
Stadium to Taksin Bridge. The total
distannce is 23.5 kilometers.
The BTS sky train can transport up to
50,000 people per hour in one direction.
There are 23 stations altogether.
Names of the stations are :
Route 1 : Mo Chit, Saphan Kwai, Ari,
Sanam Pao, Victory Monument,
Phayathai, Rajchathewi, Siam Square,
Chidlom, Ploenchit, Nana, Asoke,
Phrom Phong, Thonglor, Ekkamai,
Phrakhanong, On Nuch, Bang Chak,
Punnawithi, Udom Sul, Bang Na and
Route 2 : National Stadium, Siam
Square, Ratchadamri, Sala Daeng,
Chong Nonsi, Surasak, and Taksin
Bridge, Krung Thon Buri, and Wong
The service hours will be from 06.00 a.m.
Note: Photographs and information with
the courtesy of the Bangkok Mass
Transit System PLC. (July 5, 1999)
Other Transportations :
MRT Underground Train