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Computer glitch opens BTS doors

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Bangkok Mass Transit System Plc, the operator of BTS skytrain, said that the control room lost contact with a train, which then opened its doors too soon while approaching Siam Station on Tuesday morning. 

BTS doors opened before the train had reached Siam station, bringing questions about the Skytrain safety. (Twitter photo from RujTH)

Anat Arbhabhirama, director of the Bangkok Mass Transit System, said the computerised control room of the BTS lost connections with the train during a period of "malfunction" as it was approaching Siam station at 9.47am.

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