Top Ten things to know about the Bangkok Skytrain (BTS)

The Bangkok Transit System (BTS) is so famous in Bangkok that residents have dubbed it the Skytrain and it is well known as much as the good street food in Bangkok and the prevalence of fake viagra. The transit system is operated by the Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTSC) which is a subsidiary of the company known as BTS Group Holdings that is operating under a concession which was granted to it by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). There are 43 stations in the system that are organized along two lines. The first line, the Sukhumvit line runs from the north to the east and ends at the stations at Mo Chit and Kheka respectively. The second line is the Silom Line which operates at Silom and Sathon Roads which are the central business districts under the BMA and it ends at the National Stadium and Bang Wa. An Airport link that is dedicated link runs from the city to Suvarnabhumi and in the future there are plans to open another line that will lead to Don Mueang. To complement the BTS there is an underground and elevated railways lines for the Mass Transit system. This additions were because the growth in traffic in the district has been very huge in recent times.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Bangkok Transit System (BTS) has been famously nicknamed the Skytrain by the residents of Bangkok and it is as well known as the street food and fake viagra.
  • One of the links in the transit system is the link that is dedicated to run from the Airport to Suvarnabhumi.
  • The traffic growth in recent times has been really gigantic that is why a railway line and an underground line were also added.

“The system consists of 43 stations along two lines: the Sukhumvit Line running northwards and eastwards, terminating at Mo Chit and Kheha respectively, and the Silom Line which serves Silom and Sathon Roads, the central business district of Bangkok, terminating at National Stadium and Bang Wa.”

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