Derailment halts southern train services

Derailment halts southern train services

Southern train services were halted after a freight train jumped off the track in Ratchaburi province on Monday.

The State Railway of Thailand said all southern train services were affected. Workers were on the scene  to clear the track. The freight train derailed between Ban Ku Bua and Ratchaburi stations.

The derailment blocked trains to and from the southern region.

Trains out of Hua Lamphong were waiting for clearance at several stations before Ratchaburi station. Express train No 40 from Surat Thani to Bangkok stopped at Phetchaburi station and transferred passengers to Bangkok and other destinations by bus.

The cause of the derailment was not known.


Do you like the content of this article?
COMMENT (1)

Xi goes on deal-signing spree in Myanmar

NAY PYI TAW: China and Myanmar signed dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in the country, as Beijing seeks to cement its hold over a neighbour increasingly isolated by the West.

14:59

Eight hurt as tour bus skids into slope in Nan

NAN: Eight people were hurt, one seriously, when a tour bus carrying cyclists to Nan skidded into a mountain slope at a curve in Muang district on Saturday.

14:09

Red alert

Bangkok and nearby provinces blanketed in smog, with PM2.5 dust exceeding safe levels at 37 air-quality monitoring stations on Saturday morning.

13:10