Modern trains to start use subsequent month

The State Railway of Thailand shows a mint trains in Chon Buri range on Thursday. (Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard)

The State Railway of Thailand on Thursday introduced 39 brand-new, complicated trains with seat-mounted screens and aircraft-type toilets to offer initial on a Bangkok-Chiang Mai track subsequent month.

The state craving showed a new trains during a Siracha Junction in Chon Buri province. It systematic altogether 115 trains from China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation and China CNR Corporation.

Deputy Transport Minister Ormsin Chivapruck pronounced it was a branch indicate of a SRT to modernize a sight services for passengers’ conveniences.

SRT administrator Wuthichart Kalyanamitra pronounced a 39 new trains were totally checked and a smoothness of all 115 cars would be resolved within September.

They would be operated on dual daily demonstrate sight trips on 4 Bangkok routes — to Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Nong Khai and Ubon Ratchathani — within Sep subsequent year, he said.

Nine of a 115 trains will be first-class sleeper cars, with 12 carriages of 24 seats each. Each first-class chair is versed with a TV shade with film and song calm and a USB container for battery recharging. Passengers can also sequence food and beverages around a communication complement right during their seats.

Eighty-eight trains will yield second-class sleeper services including large screens. Others embody dining cars and carriages with comforts to offer people with disabilities and a aged including wheelchair elevators.

The new trains also have wheelchairs, opening toilets, notice cameras, non-stop doorway alarms, and hermetic space between carriages for passengers’ safety. Fares will be a same on a new trains.

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