The new daily train service between Bangkok and Ban Klong Luk border station in Sa Kaeo province (It is in the east of Thailand about 200 km from Bangkok). It will start running again on July 1, the State Railway of Thailand announced. There will be four trips a day, two in each direction.

Ordinary passenger train No 275 will depart Bangkok for Aranyaprathet. And Klong Luk at 5.55am and arrive at the border station at 11.17am.

Ordinary passenger train No 279 will operate on the same route, leaving Bangkok at 1.05pm, reaching the border station at 5.27pm.

Inbound, ordinary passenger train No 280 will depart Klong Luk station (Rong Kluea market) at 6.58am arriving in Bangkok at 12.05pm, and ordinary passenger train No 276 will depart the border station at 1.53pm, arriving in Bangkok at 7.40pm.

It is not known when Cambodia will begin operating trains from adjoining Poi Pet.  Train services between the two countries were terminated 45 years ago, amid conflict arising from the civil war in Cambodia.

For advanced ticket bookings or further information, the traveler can contact the SRT customs service via hotline 1690 around the clock or website, www.railway.co.th or @pr.railway Facebook page.

 

Full story: www.bangkokpost.com

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