Ubon Ratchathani Main Line
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|Ubon Ratchathani Main Line|
|Locale||Bangkok, Pathum Thani Province, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, Saraburi Province, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Buriram Province, Surin Province, Sisaket Province, and Ubon Ratchathani Province|
|Opened||26 March 1896|
|Owner||State Railway of Thailand|
|Operator(s)||State Railway of Thailand|
|Depot(s)||Bang Sue Depot, Kaeng Khoi Depot, Nakhon Ratchasima Depot, and Ubon Ratchathani Depot|
|Line length||575.10 km (357.35 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 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.
|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|
|9||Surin-Huai Thap Than||1927|
|10||Huai Thap Than-Sisaket||1928|
|Name||Old name||Year changed|
|Pang Asok||Pak Sok||N/A|
|Thanon Chira Junction||Thanon Chira||1934|
Notable railway stations
- Saraburi Station - Provincial station, Pak Priaw station until 1934.
- Kaeng Khoi Junction - The Bua Yai Line and Khlong Sip Kao line diverge from the mainline here. Main Depot with refueling facility. The point for dividing freight trains into two trains to pass difficult section of Dong Phraya Yen (Kaeng Khoi - Pak Chong) or combining divided freight trains back into one train
- Pak Chong Station - The gateway to Nakhon Ratchasima and the point for dividing freight trains into two to pass difficult section of Dong Phraya Yen (Kaeng Khoi - Pak Chong) or combining divided freight trains back into one train
- Nakhon Ratchasima Station - Main depot of the Northeastern Line with refueling facility and a branch line to 2nd Army Support Command.
- Thanon Chira Junction - Junction for Nong Khai line close to Fort Suranaree (2nd Army Region HQ)
- Buri Ram Station - provincial station with a branch line to a quarry at Khao Kradong
- Surin Station - provincial station
- Si Sa Ket Station - provincial station
- Ubon Ratchathani Station in town of Warin Chamrap - Terminus of South Isaan Line (also known as Ubon Line) with Depot and refueling facility. Varindr station until 1942-1943.