Bangkok Metro: map, photos, description

Bangkok Metro: map, photos, description

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Bangkok Metro: map, photos, description

Metro map BangkokaShema metro Bangkok Bangkok Metro (Metropolitan Rapid Transit or MRT) was opened in 2004 (the first section of the Blue Line between Hua Lamphong and Bang Sue) and with Skytrain and Airport Rail Link in a total railway transport system in Bangkok.

Bangkok Metro serves more than 240,000 passengers a day. The total length of subway lines is 27 kilometers away, where there are 18 stations: Hua Lamphong - Sam Yan - Silom - Lumpini - Khlong Toei - Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre - Sukhumvit - Phetchaburi - Phra Ram 9 - Thailand Cultural Centre - Huai Khwang - Sutthisan - Ratchadaphisek - Lat Phrao - Phahon Yothin - Chatuchak Park - Kamphaeng Phet - Bang Sue.

The blue line (officially Chaloem Ratchamongkhon) is the only one which is currently in operation. Since 2011, there are works on its expansion. After completion of construction, the blue line will be a roundabout, passing around the center of Bangkok. Just under construction is the purple line. It will connect Bang Sue with Nonthaburi in the northwest and will be the first line of public transport passing outside the urban agglomeration.

The system uses contactless turnstile system: for single trips are offered round black badges for frequent travel - reloadable contactless cards. General payment system of public transport yet, but will soon be introduced and passengers will be able to use the same ticket as the metro, and land transport.
Discounts for travel in the metro Bangkok
Discounts are available for travel:

students not older than 23 years - 10% discount;
children under 14 years of growth from 91 to 120 cm - 50% discount;
elderly people over 60 years old - 50% discount.
children under 14 years and shorter than 90 cm is provided free transportation.

Hours Metro Bangkok
Bangkok Metro operates daily from 6:00 to 24:00. Interval of trains at the usual time leaves 3-6 minutes during peak hours - 2 minutes. Most of Bangkok's subway stations accessible. Lifts and ramps are found at all stations, providing easy access for passengers in wheelchairs. On platforms running security service. The metro is forbidden to use food and drinks.

Given that Bangkok is located in a low-lying plain, and is subject to frequent flooding, all entrances to the metro station will be raised one meter above ground level and are equipped with built-in locks to avoid flooding the tunnels. Exit the subway many stations are directly in the shopping centers. When exiting at all stations are circuit outputs and map the area.
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