Thailand’s State Railway unveils tour adventures on Kiha 183 train

Photo courtesy of Pattaya Mail

To attract tourists, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has rolled out an array of thrilling train tours aboard the Kiha 183 locomotive.

Culture vultures are being invited to embark on a journey through the heart of Thailand’s cultural and natural wonders with 14 exhilarating trips spanning nine distinct routes. From Phetchaburi’s tranquil shores to Lopburi’s lush forests, each escapade promises a fusion of cultural immersion and environmental exploration.

Booking started on Monday, April 22, offering adventurers the chance to hop on board from May through June, with weekend escapades awaiting. Don’t miss out on the chance to traverse these unique routes, brimming with captivating activities and breathtaking sights.

Throughout May, voyagers can delve into the hidden gems of Saraburi, glide through the waterways of Chachoengsao, and bask in the splendour of Phetchaburi’s Mrigadayavan Palace. June beckons with promises of tree-planting initiatives in Lopburi, exhilarating rafting in Chachoengsao, and serene sojourns in Nakhon Nayok.

Each journey ensures comfort and convenience, including train travel, air-conditioned buses for extended excursions, entry fees to renowned attractions, and delectable cuisine coupled with accident insurance.

With only 202 seats up for grabs per trip, eager explorers are urged to secure their spots promptly, reported Pattaya Mail.

Whether through a visit to railway stations nationwide or online booking via the SRT’s D-Ticket platform, early reservations are paramount to seizing these unparalleled travel experiences.

In related news, SRT has given the green light for the second phase of the Thai-Chinese high-speed rail project. This phase, which spans from Nakhon Ratchasima to Nong Khai, has an investment total of 341.35 billion baht.

Details were shared by SRT governor, Nirut Maneepan, who disclosed that the project’s approval occurred during a recent board meeting. Chirute Visalachitra, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Land Transport (DLT), presided over the meeting.

In other news, in a significant move towards inclusivity, SRT has embarked on a renovation project for 10 of its passenger carriages.

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Puntid Tantivangphaisal

Originally from Hong Kong, Puntid moved to Bangkok in 2020 to pursue further studies in translation. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Hong Kong. Puntid spent 8 years living in Manchester, UK. Before joining The Thaiger, Puntid has been a freelance translator for 2 years. In her free time, she enjoys swimming and listening to music, as well as writing short fiction and poetry.

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