At least 30 passengers were injured, five seriously, when a Bangkok-Chiang Mai overnight express train derailed in Phrae early yesterday.
Passengers walk away from the derailed Bangkok-Chiang Mai overnight express train in Phrae’s Den Chai district yesterday. The train was carrying about 290 passengers, many of whom were foreign tourists. Thirty passengers were injured, five of them seriously. The five—three foreign nationals and two Thais—were being treated in Phrae. THAWEESAK SUKKHASEM
It was the seventh and most serious derailment along the northern rail route in the past four months, and the second this month.