Monday, 30 July 2012

Hua Lamphong Railway Station (Bangkok Railway Station), Thailand.

Hua Lamphong Railway Station known as the Bangkok Railway Station, is the main railway station in Bangkok, Thailand, and is operated by the State Railways of Thailand. The station was opened on 25 June 1916, after six years' construction.  The station was built in an Italian Neo- Renaissance style, with decorated wooden roofs and stained glass windows. There are 14 platforms, 26 ticket booths and two electric display boards. Hua Lamphong serves over 130 trains and approximately 60,000 passengers each day. Since 2004 the station has been connected by underground passage to the MRT subway system with a station by the same name.The station is also a terminus of the Eastern & Orient Express.

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