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State Railway of Thailand (SRT)

Bangkok, Thailand
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Amazing service by the SRT with lost property

We accidentally left an IPad in the seat pouch, on a second class Rapid Service carriage from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
44beans
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Sydney, Australia
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Overnight train Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Worst nights sleep ever! We paid First Class on the new train, and yes the room was nice, as were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dreamers89
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Mount Barker
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We accidentally left an IPad in the seat pouch, on a second class Rapid Service carriage from Bangkok to Hua Hin. Some hour later after leaving the train,we realised its loss. The receptionist at our motel phoned the number on the back of our ticket....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worst nights sleep ever! We paid First Class on the new train, and yes the room was nice, as were the toilets and shower, however I could not sleep as on the top bunk near the air con which we could not turn down. I...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Malaysia trip June 2018 Back home on the train, Travel on the new carraiges with beds. They are a lot better than the old rolling stock, have wifi charging points in the sleeping compartments, fare 899 baht lower berth

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Travelling by train in Thailand is always a joy! Not the most fastest way, but you can hear, feel and smell the country. First we took the night train no 13 from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Very good experience, but we forgot to bring our...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Thailand State Railways may lack true high speed trains but whether travelling on local trains or the numerous expresses that link Bangkok and down as far as Malaysia and Singapore or north/ northeast to points such as Chiang Mai or Nong Khai, it is the...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

New train no 31 from Bangkok - Hadyai was very comfortable and smooth. Onboard GPS screen with train location on route was informative and well presented , free wifi was available on board train was nice . The washroom was compact , very clean and...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Took a sleeper train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Train I took was recently refurbished in Nov 2016 (train 9). The train was very clean and comfortable. Wanted to book a first class cabin but was fully booked due to the holiday season. Took the...More

1  Thank Neekaluz
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Took the sleeper train from Padang Besar to Bangkok. Going to Bangkok, it was raining at night, and there's water leaking from the window to the bed. I think the train is a bit old. Try avoid seat near the door. It's a bit noisy.

2  Thank epun
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Train travel in Thailand is convenient, fun and a way to mingle with the locals and really indulge yourself in the country. We took the night train from Bangkok to Surat Thani for a vacation on beautiful Koh Phangan island. Booked a first class sleeper...More

3  Thank Dan K
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

SRT is the inter-province ground train mass transit for thailand. So if you don't want to take mini-bus, coach bus, taxi, or air, this is the affordable way to do it. What you need to know: - Hua Lamphong station has gone through several renovations....More

1  Thank awarenessforex
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