24/2/56

BTS SKY TRANS IN THAILAND


BTS SKY TRAINS IN THAILAND

Inaugurated on 5th December 1999, the BTS SkyTrain was the first electric mass transit railway system to commence operations in Thailand. Built and operated by the Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited (BTSC), the project was entirely funded by private enterprise. The BTS SkyTrain operates on two lines: The Sukhumvit Line, royally bestowed with the title 'Elevated Train in Commemoration of His Majesty the King's 6th Cycle Birthday, Route 1 (Sukhumvit Line), running 17 kilometers and on 12th August 2011, a 5.25 kilometer extension of the Sukhumvit Line commenced operations, expand in train services from On Nut to Bearing Station. The Elevated Train in Commemoration of His Majesty the King's 6th Cycle Birthday, Route 2 (Silom Line) running 6.5 kilometers and on 23rd August 2009, a 2.2 kilometer extension of the Silom
Line commenced operations, expanding train services from Saphan Taksin to Wongwian Yai station on Thonburi side of the Chaophraya River. Currently BTS SkyTrain lines run a combined length of 30.95 kilometers, connecting 30 stations.You can read more in http://www.bts.co.th

Automatic Fare Collection System



BTSC has implemented the Automatic Fare Collection System to ensure highest efficiency in providing swift and
easy service to its passengers. At present the type and category of the ticket are available as following :



      
 





30 Day Adult Smartpass can be purchased at BTS station ticket counters and will cost 
(excluding 30 baht issing fee for new card)
20 trips 440 baht (22 baht per trip)
30 trips 600 baht (20 baht per trip)
40 trips 800 baht (20 baht per trip)

30 Day Student Smartpass can be purchased at BTS station ticket counters and will cost 
(excluding 30 baht issing fee for new card)
20 trips 340 baht (17 baht per trip)
30 trips 450 baht (15baht per trip)
40 trips 600 baht (15 baht per trip)

Routes and Stations