Railway hotel plan revived
- Published: 14 Oct 2013 at 21.26
- Online news:
Transport Minister Chadchart Suttipunt ordered The State Railway of Thailand on Monday to revive the old Ratchathani Hotel at Hua Lamphong station in a drive to generate revenue for the cash-strapped agency.
The minister also directed SRT governor Prapas Chongsanguan to carry out wide-ranging improvements to facilities at railway stations across the country with the backing of the Thailand Creative and Design Centre.
Better bathrooms, platform areas, lighting and ticketing systems will be top priorities.
Each station will be uniquely designed in accordance with the culture of the area in which it is located, he said.
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