Free rides on BTS Samut Prakan section extended (the Southern Green Line…
Free rides on BTS Samut Prakan section extended
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha
The 13km extension of the BTS elevated rail route linking southern Bangkok with Samut Prakan will open next month and commuters will be allowed free trips for four months
the free fare period on the newly built extension linking Samrong station to Samut Prakan had previously been set for three months.
the Southern Green Line
The extended route
the extension is expected to help people avoid crowded Sukhumvit road on their way to central Bangkok.
has nine stations in total
but the Samrong station
linking Soi Bearing and Samrong area
has been operational since April last year.
With the remaining eight stations opening next month
The prime minister
was speaking during the opening ceremony of the Ratchayothin underpass
which is built to improve traffic flow on
Vibhavadi Rangsit roads
among the capital’s busiest, during the construction of several mass transit projects across the city.
The underpass was opened three months earlier than scheduled and can handle about 200,000 vehicles daily.