Ubon Ratchathani Main Line

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Ubon Ratchathani Main Line
Ubon Ratchathani train station 02.JPG
Overview
TypeInter-city rail
SystemNortheastern Line
StatusOperational
LocaleBangkok, Pathum Thani Province, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, Saraburi Province, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Buriram Province, Surin Province, Sisaket Province, and Ubon Ratchathani Province
TerminiHua Lamphong
Ubon Ratchathani
Operation
Opened26 March 1896 (1896-03-26)
OwnerState Railway of Thailand
Operator(s)State Railway of Thailand
Depot(s)Bang Sue Depot, Kaeng Khoi Depot, Nakhon Ratchasima Depot, and Ubon Ratchathani Depot
Technical
Line length575.10 km (357.35 mi)
Track gauge1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) metre gauge

Ubon Ratchathani Main Line or Lower Isan Line is a railway line in Thailand. It runs from Hua Lamphong Railway Station in the central to Ubon Ratchathani Railway Station in the lower northeastern, passes many provinces.

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Timeline[edit]

No. Segment Year opened[1]
1 Hua Lamphong-Ayutthaya 1896
2 Ayutthaya-Kaeng Khoi Junction 1897
3 Kaeng Khoi Junction-Muak Lek 1897
4 Muak Lek-Pak Chong 1899
5 Pak Chong-Nakhon Ratchasima 1900
6 Nakhon Ratchasima-Tha Chang 1922
7 Tha Chang-Buriram 1925
8 Buriram-Surin 1926
9 Surin-Huai Thap Than 1927
10 Huai Thap Than-Sisaket 1928
11 Sisaket-Ubon Ratchathani 1930

Name changes[edit]

Name Old name[2] Year changed
Saraburi Pak Phreaw 1934
Pang Asok Pak Sok N/A
Nakhon Ratchasima Korat 1934
Thanon Chira Junction Thanon Chira 1934

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