Hua Lamphong

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok’s historic Hua Lamphong station plans major exhibitions and celebrations

    Bangkok’s historic Hua Lamphong railway station, with its Italian Neo-Renaissance-style architecture, is gearing up to host prominent events while continuing to provide suburban commuting and tourism train services. This comes on the heels of extensive renovations that have transformed the 107 year old station to accommodate both roles effectively. Ekkarat Si-arayanphong, head of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) governor’s office,…

  • Transport News

    Thailand’s long-distance trains to relocate to new Bangkok rail hub from January 19

    The State Railway of Thailand is relocating 52 train services from Hua Lampong Station to Bangkok‘s new central rail hub – Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal (formerly Bang Sue Junction) – from January 19. Passengers catching long-distance, rapid and express train services will depart from Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok’s Chatuchak district from this date onward. Inbound trains…

  • Songkran News

    More than 180 trains added during Thailand’s Songkran holiday

    The Thai State Railway has added over 180 trains during the Songkran holidays, and will run through to April 17. 45,000 travellers are predicted to board the trains from Hua Lamphong in Bangkok on the first day of Songkran. The old Hu Lamphong train station has been kept running since plans to move all train services to Bang Sue, the…

  • Covid-19 News

    Hua Lamphong and Mor Chit offer free Covid-19 testing today

    Free Covid-19 testing is being offered today in Bangkok at Hua Lamphong railway station and Mor Chit bus terminal. The free testing programme was launched to try to identify Covid-19 infections and curb spread as people return to Bangkok after travelling on holiday or to family over the New Year’s weekend. Department of Disease Control Director-General Control Dr Opas Karnkawinpong…

  • Thailand video news

    Green line extension price issues, Hua Hin Peeping Toms | Good Morning Thailand | Ep.148

    In today’s episode Jay, Natty and Forrest discuss about the Chiang Mai street vendors, Green line extension price issues, Union against Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong train station shutdown and Hua Hin Peeping Toms.

  • Thailand video news

    The seven mannequins, Luxury car market, Unsafe air in BKK | Good Morning Thailand | Ep.147

    In today’s episode Jay, Tim and Natty discuss about Miss Grand Malaysia and her seven mannequins, Luxury car market, Unsafe air quality in Bangkok, Germany takes thailand off high risk countries, what should they do with Hua Lamphong.

  • Transport News

    Hua Lamphong “won’t be torn down” | VIDEO

    As the final trains pull into the historic Hua Lamphong railway station in Bangkok over the next few months, public hearings are being called to examine redevelopment options. Bangkok’s old railway hub is officially moving to the much larger, new Bang Sue Grand Station this month. The first hearing about Hua Lamphong’s future is being held on December 14. But,…

  • Bangkok News

    Renovation of Hua Lamphong may wait another three years: BMA

    It might be another two to three years until Bangkok’s historic Hua Lamphong station is developed for commercial use. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Office of Town Planning and Development has today put a hold to the State Railway of Thailand’s request to develop station and surrounding buildings for another two or three years. According to reports, the 120-rai site planned for…

  • Bangkok News

    End of an era – last trains to Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong in December

    It’s the end of an era as the State Railway of Thailand looks to ceasing train services to and from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong railway station. The expensive patch of land, where the famous station is located, is slated for a swish new commercial development. The decommissioning of the famous old station will happen at the end of the year. Hua…

  • Transport News

    Minister confirms all train services at Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong station will end

    Rail services to Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong station will soon be no more, according to Thailand’s Transport Minister. Saksayam Chidchob says services to the station will initially be decreased from 118 a day to 22, before being phased out completely. No date has been confirmed for the termination of all services, but an earlier proposal has it pencilled in for December…

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok to see short and long-term improvements for canals

    The canals (klongs) of Bangkok are getting a facelift with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration confirming plans to renovate the waterways of the capital city. According to Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang, the BMA is working now on a 4.48-kilometre section of the Klong Phadung Krung Kasem canal, which runs a total length of 5.5 kilometres, turning Rattanakosin Island, into an actual…