List of urban rail systems in Thailand

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List of urban rail systems in Thailand lists urban rail transit systems in Thailand.

Urban rail system by city[edit]

Bangkok[edit]

Bangkok is currently (2015) served by three rapid transit systems: the BTS Skytrain, the underground MRT, and the elevated Airport Rail Link. Although proposals for the development of rapid transit in Bangkok had been made since 1975,[1] leading to plans for the failed Lavalin Skytrain, it was only in 1999 that the BTS finally began operation.

Chiang Mai[edit]

Chiang Mai Municipality has one existing monorail system, Chiang Mai Zoo Monorail, used for excursions within the zoo.

Hat Yai and Songkhla[edit]

State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has a plan to build commuter rail linking Hat Yai and Songkhla by reusing defunct railway line that closed in 1978.[2] As of 2015, there has been no progress.

Nakhon Ratchasima[edit]

Nakhon Ratchasima Municipality has a plan to build five elevated bus rapid transit (or Skybus) lines with the name Korat Rapid Transit.[3] As of 2015, there has been no progress.

Later, there is a plan to build a tramway system of several lines.[4] The project will be modelled on the Sydney tramway network.[4]

Nonthaburi and Pak Kret[edit]

Nonthaburi and Pak Kret will be served by three MRT lines: MRT Purple Line, MRT Brown Line, and MRT Pink Line. These lines are the part of M-Map.

Nonthaburi Civic Center Station will be the central metro station of Nonthaburi Province.

Pattaya[edit]

Pattaya City had a plan to build a monorail line consisting of ten stations. As of 2015, there has been no progress.[5]

Phitsanulok[edit]

In Phitsanulok, there is a plan to build a tramway system which has several lines. The project will be modelled on the Sydney tramway network.[4]

Phuket Island[edit]

In Phuket Island, there is a plan to build light rail system instead of bus rapid transit.[6]

Later, there is a plan to build a tramway system which has several lines. The project will be modelled on the Sydney tramway network.[4]

Rangsit[edit]

Rangsit Municipality will be served by SRT Dark Red Line which is the part of SRT Red Lines Commuter rail. In the future, the line will link the city and Thammasat University.

The city will be also served by three BRT lines.

Samut Prakan[edit]

Samut Prakan Municipality will be served by Sukhumvit Line which is the part of BTS Skytrain. In the future, the line will link the city and downtown Bangkok.

Samut Sakhon[edit]

Samut Sakhon Municipality will be served by SRT Dark Red Line which is the part of SRT Red Lines Commuter rail. In the future, the line will link the city and downtown Bangkok.

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