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Bangkok

Thailand


Date of opening5 Dec 1999
Network length109.4 km (67.99 mi)
Stations77 (71*)
Lines5        Line history cityrailtransit.com
Stations per line15.40
Avg. station distance1,519 m (0.94 mi)
Avg. line length21.88 km (13.60 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 21 Aug 2016
System typeMetro, known as Skytrain, MRT
Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)671,000 (as of 2011)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)6,140 (3,810)
Fare (10 km/10 stops; by UBS)0.64 EUR (as of 2009); gates, smartcard, RFID token
TrackLeft, gauge: 1435 mm
Power supplyLinear
Air-conditioned trainsYes
Walk-through trains
Rubber-tyred trains
Driverless linesGreen line (since 1999)
Platform screen doorsGreen line, Blue line
World Metro Database




Official map
Source: gif, © 2010 bts.co.th


To-scale map
Source: cityrailtransit.com

Disclaimer: Maps are copyrighted. The previews on this page are for informational purposes only. Please respect copyright and always refer to original maps.

Transit mapsSystem map images
openbusmap.org/öpnvkarte.de
openptmap.org
tracker.geops.ch - moving trains
maps.google.com
images.google.com




Circle Lines

Ring under construction - Blue Line - 48 km - 37 stations - opened 2004 - to be completed 2019 - will eventually become a pan-shaped loop.




Departure Procedure and Sounds

All pre-recorded voices. MRT (MTA): In English "Please stand clear of the closing doors [beep-beep-beep]" (doors close). In Thai, "Sa-taa-nee-tor-pai: [name]", in English, "Next station: [name] – (Interchange station to line... / or interchange with BTS skytrain)". (Start decelerating), in Thai (or English when the name of the station is exactly the same in both languages), "[name], Kaa-ruu-na-ra-wang Ka-na-kaw-ork-jark-rod". In English, "[name], Please watch the gap between train and platform". BTS (Skytrain): "Beep-beep-beep-beep-beep" (doors close). In Thai, "Sataneetorpai, [name]", in English, "Next station: [name]".






Handpicked Resources

bts.co.th Official website BTS Skytrain
mrta.co.th Official website MRTA




Generic Links for Bangkok Skytrain, MRT

Wikipedia entry at wikipedia.org
Urbanrail.net entry at urbanrail.net
Railway Gazette search at railwaygazette.com
Discussion at skyscrapercity.com
System photos at Google Images
City information at wikipedia.org









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