BTS Station Saphan Taksin to be demolished

There are plans to close the BTS Station Saphan Taksin. Many people (including myself) wonder why they would want to do that, especially since it’s such a convenient and fast way to get from the city to the Chao Praya river express.

If these plans are pushed through, then passengers who want to get the the river will have to get out at the BTS Station Surasak and walk to the river.

Moving Walkway To The River?

They say they will install a moving walkway to the river (the distance is about 700 meters). If they actually create a good, comfortable moving walkway in both directions things probably won’t be as bad as they seem at first.

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New BTS Line in Bangkok

The new “purple line” of the BTS system in Bangkok is scheduled to open 2014 and will serve north-eastern Bangkok. The estimate costs run into 50bn baht. For more details read: Bangkok Mass Rapid Transit-Purple Line, Bangkok, Thailand