In a transfer to raise earnings and promote tourist, especially in second-tier provinces and for neighborhood tourist, the State Train of Thailand (SRT) is using the design of Japan’s JR Kyushu Train’s 7 Stars high-end services.
Tanongsak Pongprasert, deputy guv for the traffic service cluster at the SRT, stated the train worked with the Thailand Creative & & Style Center (TCDC) to carry out an expediency research study for tourist paths and styles for tourist trains.
The research study is anticipated to be finished in 8 months, while the SRT’s high-end train services for tourist are set up to debut next year.
Mr Tanongsak stated the styles for tourist trains must show the regional culture of each area.
However the services are not likely to match those offered by JR Kyushu’s 7 Stars.
7 Stars is the very first high-end sleeper train in Japan. It made its inaugural run in October 2013.
The SRT goes for its high-end cruise trains to be presented on the Sukhothai, Phitsanulok and Ayutthaya paths.
” The SRT is building lots of double-track rail paths, which will entirely alter railway transportation,” Mr Tanongsak stated.
There are 2 tourist paths: Hua Lamphong to Kanchanaburi and Hua Lamphong to Hua Hin. The 2 programs are readily available on Saturdays and Sundays.
Mr Tanongsak stated the SRT will quickly present a brand-new path from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya.
The SRT has actually likewise arranged tourist trains on weddings such as the founding day of the SRT on March 26; Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday on Aug 12; the anniversary of the death of Rama V on Oct 23; the late King Bhumibol’s birthday on Dec 5; and His Majesty the King’s birthday on July 28.
Kittiratana Pitipanich, acting director of the TCDC, stated the research study is anticipated to be finished by October, while the conceptual style of cruise trains will comply with the culture of each area.
The TCDC is likewise studying appropriate paths for the SRT’s cruise trains, with the journeys potentially created for one-day and two-to-three-day journeys, primarily to historic locations and popular tourist areas.
Hiroyuki Fukunaga, director-general of the cruise train head office of Kyushu Train Co, stated that while realty is the primary earnings factor to the business, cruise train services still produce strong earnings.
” A bottom line for the cruise train services is that they can disperse earnings to provincial locations and promote retail companies along the railways, promoting neighborhood items,” he stated.
Mr Fukunaga stated the business likewise supports regional neighborhoods in preserving their standard real estate and environments along the cruise train paths, as visitors choose a distinct experience in each area.