View Full Version : Bangkok Airport Rail Link open 23 August

Pee Baa Jub Jub
13th August 2010, 10:57
The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has confirmed readiness of the Airport Rail Link for its official opening on 23 August 2010.

Mr Yutthana Thapcharoen, in his capacity as the SRT Governor, reaffirmed that the Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link would open its commercial service and start collecting the fares on 23 August. He projected that up to 50,000 passengers would be seen and the SRT would generate approximately 1 million THB on a daily basis.

After its free trial kicked off in June, up to 10,000 people per day had been using the Airport Rail Link service, said the SRT governor, adding that there would be more passengers once the rail service was fully operational.

From 23 August until the end of this year, the fare will be collected at a flat rate of 15 THB for City Line from Phaya Thai to Suvarnabhumi stations and 100 THB for Express Line from Makkasan to Suvarnabhumi stations.

For more information on the Airport Rail Link, people can contact the SRT hotline 1690 around the clock.

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