EN PATH: The brand-new train service connecting Bangkok to the east coast, consisting of Pattaya, releases the other day.

PATTAYA: An unique traveler train from Bangkok to Pattaya and Sattahip made its launching the other day, with services prepared every weekend to stimulate tourist in the eastern area.

Journeys in 2 air-conditioned diesel trains to Pattaya station and Restriction Plu Ta Luang station in Sattahip will be used every Saturday and Sunday up until Sept 30. They will leave Bangkok early in the early morning and return in late afternoon.

The inaugural service got here the other day at Pattaya station at 9.10 am. On hand to invite it were executives from the State Train of Thailand (SRT), Pattaya town and the Chon Buri Tourist Association.

The train later on left for Talad Nam 4 Pak Pattaya station (Pattaya Drifting Market), where the official inauguration event was held.

Anon Luangboriboon, a Transportation Ministry inspector-general and the acting SRT guv, stated the brand-new train service intends to improve tourist in provinces along the eastern coast, especially in Chon Buri which is house to lots of popular traveler areas.

They consist of Pattaya Drifting Market, Nongnooch Arboretum, the navy’s warship HTMS Chakri Naruebet, Nang Ram Beach, Nang Rong Beach, Percula Clownfish Farm, and the navy’s Sea Turtle Preservation Centre, amongst lots of others.

Mr Anon stated that transportation operators in Chon Buri would offer transportation services from Pattaya station to other traveler destinations in Chon Buri.

He likewise stated that operators of traveler areas in Chon Buri such as the Institute of Marine Science of Burapha University and Sriracha Tiger Zoo, have actually supported the task by providing promos or admission charge discount rates to guests who produce train tickets upon their check outs.

The trains will leave Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok every Saturday and Sunday at 6.45 am, showing up in Pattaya at 9.13 am and reaching Restriction Plu Ta Luang in Sattahip at 9.50 pm. The return journey leaves Restriction Plu Ta Luang at 3.50 pm, reaching Pattaya at 4.26 pm and showing up in Bangkok at 6.25 pm.

Fares from Bangkok to Pattaya and the last location are 170 baht and appointments are advised, according to the SRT. Seats can be scheduled through the SRT hotline at 1690 all the time.

SRT deputy guv Thanongsak Pongprasert stated the firm would assess the services and if they show popular, it might increase frequencies or include more carriages.

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