PM Inspects the Development of Public Transport Service “Trains, Buses, Boats”
On October 5, 2018, Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister inspected MRT network in Bangkok Metropolitan Region. He was welcomed by Mr. Pakapong Sirikantaramas, MRTA Governor, MRTA executives and BEM executives at the MRT Silom Station and MRT Hua Lamphong Station.
The prime minister greeted MRT passengers along the way and received a brief information of the MRT network in Bangkok Metropolitan Region at the MRT Hua Lamphong Station which is the interchange station with SRT train station. Meanwhile, he emphasized the importance of public transport in term of supporting people travelling to reach their destination. Therefore, public transport such as electric train, train and bus must be developed so that they interconnect to provide fast and convenient travelling and reduce traffic congestion, as well as to support tourism.