Thung Song Junction railway station

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Thung Song Junction

สถานีรถไฟชุมทางทุ่งสง
LocationPak Phraek Subdistrict, Thung Song District, Nakhon Si Thammarat
Owned byState Railway of Thailand
Line(s)Southern Line
Platforms3
Tracks8
Other information
Station codeทส.
History
OpenedJanuary 1914
Services
Preceding station   State Railway of Thailand   Following station
toward Bangkok
Southern Line
TerminusSouthern Line
Kantang Branch
toward Kantang

Thung Song Junction railway station is a railway station located in Pak Phraek Subdistrict, Thung Song District, Nakhon Si Thammarat. This station is a class 1 railway station, located 757.08 km (470.4 mi) from Thon Buri railway station. This station is the junction for the Southern Line mainline and the Kantang Branch Line to Trang Province. On site, there is a 277 class decommissioned steam locomotive, built by Hanomag.

The station opened in January 1914, on the Southern Line section Huai Yot-Thung Song Junction. In October 1914, the line extended southwards to Phatthalung, and in February 1915, the line extended northbound to Ban Na.

Train services[edit]

  • International express train No. 35 / 36 Bangkok - Butterworth - Bangkok
  • Thaksin special express train No. 37 / 38 Bangkok - Sungai Kolok - Bangkok
  • Diesel rail special express train No. 41 / 42 Bangkok - Yala - Bangkok
  • Express train No. 83 / 84 Bangkok - Trang - Bangkok
  • Express train No. 85 / 86 Bangkok - Nakhon Si Thammarat - Bangkok
  • Rapid train No. 167 / 168 Bangkok - Kantang - Bangkok
  • Rapid train No. 169 / 170 Bangkok - Yala - Bangkok
  • Rapid train No. 171 / 172 Bangkok - Sungai Kolok - Bangkok
  • Rapid train No. 173 / 174 Bangkok - Nakhon Si Thammarat - Bangkok
  • Local train No. 445 / 446 Chumphon - Hat Yai - Chumphon
  • Local train No. 447 / 448 Surat Thani - Sungai Kolok - Surat Thani

References[edit]

  • 高田隆雄 (1978). タイ国の蒸気機関車. エリエイ出版部.[page needed]
  • 柿崎一郎 (2010). 王国の鉄路 タイ鉄道の歴史. 京都大学学術出版会. ISBN 978-4-87698-848-8.[page needed]
  • 渡邉乙弘 (2013). タイ国鉄4000キロの旅. 文芸社. ISBN 978-4-286-13041-5.[page needed]

Coordinates: 8°10′14″N 99°40′46″E / 8.1705°N 99.6795°E / 8.1705; 99.6795