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  1. 1. news | 17 Feb 2015

    SRT urged to make railway crossings safer

    By Amornrat Mahitthirook, Newspaper section: News

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has been urged to speed up installation of barriers and warning signal systems at more than 1,300 crossings nationwide for safety reasons.

  2. 2. news | 12 Feb 2015

    SRT chairman backs airport train revamp

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) chairman on Thursday backed a suggestion to have the private sector operate the Airport Rail Link.

  3. 3. news | 27 Jan 2015

    SRT may swap land for debt

    By Chatrudee Theparat, Newspaper section: Business

    » The State Enterprises Policy Commission or superboard has endorsed the state agency reform framework including a proposal to swap certain land ownership rights of the loss-ridden State Railway of Thailand (SRT).

  4. 4. news | 23 Jan 2015

    SRT buying 100 locomotives

    By Amornrat Mahitthirook

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will buy 100 new locomotives over the next 30 months to increase its passenger and cargo handling capacity by 3-4 times, according to acting governor Prasert Attanant.

  5. 5. news | 24 Feb 2015

    SRT wants to privatise Airport Link


    By Amornrat Mahitthirook, Newspaper section: News

    » The Airport Rail Link should be run by a private firm to help cut losses and improve the service, according to the service operator. 

  6. 6. news | 17 Feb 2015

    SRT eyes 2018 start for Red Line

    By Amornrat Mahitthirook

    » The Red Line from Bangkok’s Bang Sue district to Pathum Thani’s Rangsit area could begin operation in 2018, the State Railway of Thailand said Tuesday.

  7. 7. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Bridge tether plan is 'unsafe'

    By Amornrat Mahitthirook, Newspaper section: News

    » The Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT) has asked the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) to remove the iron girders of a construction beam from a pedestrian bridge near Laksi intersection.

  8. 8. learning | 31 Oct 2014

    Another day, another train-car collision

    Railway safety

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Residents of towns and villages are not shy about building their own railway crossings, but these umarked crossings can be deadly with three serious train-vehicle collisions this week alone. The SRT is finally taking ste...

  9. 9. learning | 22 Jan 2013

    Makkasan Park?

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Bangkok could have its own version of New York’s Central Park if the SRT can be convinced to use part of its Makkasan land for the site. One group is trying to do just that.

  10. 10. learning | 27 Apr 2012

    Ageing rail line breaking down

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The SRT governors admits 60 percent of nation's rail tracks are old and could cause more derailments like the one at Don Muang last Tuesday, but replacing them will be a long-term process.

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