Historic Hua Lamphong station to take on new life under SRT development plans

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The sound of a station bell faded while a train was about to leave its platform at Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong station. Soon the bell will not be used while the century-old train station will become history when it is closed down next month. “I don’t want Hua Lamphong to close. The train is the fastest way for me to commute from my home in the northern part of Bangkok to the inner city for work,” said Wathinee Manirat. It took her about 15 minutes for a one-way ride from Bang Sue station to Hua Lamphong. The fare was only two baht. During the economic downturn amid the Covid-19 pandemic, every baht…

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