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    Debate blooms over Nanjing Station design: Plum blossom or sanitary pad?

    A new railway station design in Nanjing sparked a lively debate on Chinese social media. The contentious issue arose from the design’s resemblance not to the intended plum blossom but to a sanitary pad, according to the public. The station, which has received approval from the Jiangsu government and the China Railway Group, is set to begin construction in the…

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    Powering up the tracks: Red Line operator urged to spark commuter surge with enhanced feeder network

    Red Line operator SRT Electrified Train Co was asked by the Transport Ministry to enhance its feeder network to drive an increase in the number of rail passengers within Bangkok. Surapong Piyachote, the Deputy Transport Minister, explained that the SRT Electrified Train Co, in conjunction with the Department of Rail Transport, has charted out plans for an integrated feeder network…

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    Viral tail: Stray dog steals Thai hearts at Hua Hin Railway Station

    A video of a stray dog wandering around Hua Hin Railway Station in the Hua Hin district in the southern province of Prachaup Kiri Khan went viral and stole the hearts of Thai netizens after Hua Hin Railway Police shared the story on social media. The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) announced three weeks prior to the viral video that…

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    SRT relocation: Thai railway plans 200km move amid billion baht overhaul

    The Thai State Railway (SRT) is shifting gears, planning to relocate its locomotive maintenance and production facilities closer to Bangkok, within a distance of 200 kilometres. The SRT relocation move is sparked by the forthcoming transformation of their current premises in Makkasan into a bustling, mixed-use space which will host a public park, an SRT historical exhibit, and a city…

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    Man with terminal cancer killed by train in Kanchanaburi

    A 54 year old man in the final stage of tracheal cancer was tragically killed after being run over by a train in Kanchanaburi’s Muang district. The incident occurred yesterday afternoon when the man, identified as Suparp, lay down on the tracks near a railway station with a cloth covering his face. Police Captain Thammarat Sukhiwong, a Muang police investigator,…