Take a Thai historical past trip on a cute Japanese train

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has organised a rail journey tourism programme beneath the concept of “retrace history,” serviced by cute KIHA 183 passenger trains just lately donated by Japan, according to an announcement by authorities spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri.
Frenzy has organized the following programme in April to offer vacationers a new, academic experience and insight into Thailand’s history – in Sarabui, Chachoengsao, Ayutthaya and Ratchaburi provinces – serviced by cute Japanese KIHA 183 locomotives…
April 1-2, 2023: Dress up in retro costumes and ride the KIHA 183 prepare to Kaeng Khoi Fair in Saraburi province to find out about life in Thailand throughout World War II.
April 8-9, 2023: Ride the train to Chachoengsao to study in regards to the history of Mueang Baed Rew (Chachoengsao’s old name) and eat fresh, juicy mangoes to celebrate “Mango Day.”
April 22-23, 2023: Dress up in conventional Thai gown and experience the prepare to the traditional metropolis of Ayutthaya, the old capital of Thailand.
April 29-30. 2023: Visit ‘Art City’ in Ratchaburi, watch a shadow puppetry present and make conventional pottery.
The SRT plans on running comparable programmes every month beneath totally different themes. In May, the SRT will run a travel programme themed “adventure above the water.” In June, a programme will run beneath the idea of “Save the World.”
In December, Thailand acquired 17 diesel KIHA 183 locomotives from the Hokkaido Railway Company which have undergone modification by the SRT to fit Thailand’s railway tracks.
The modified trains have undergone check runs on short-distance routes out of Bangkok to Chachoengsao, Ratchaburi and Phetchaburi.
Governor of the SRT Nirut Maneephan said that the SRT paid forty two.5 million baht to have the trains shipped over from Japan and a further 200,000 baht for every prepare to have it modified to suit Thailand’s tracks. Nirut stated it’s four hundred occasions cheaper than buying a new practice, which might price a hundred million baht.
The air-conditioned trains can travel up to 100-110 kilometres per hour. Eight of the trains can seat 40 passengers, another eight can seat 68 passengers and one prepare can seat fifty eight passengers. The trains might be in use for one more 15 to 20 years, mentioned Nurit.
Government spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri said…
“The authorities emphasises the promotion of tourism, which is a crucial factor in effectively stimulating the economic system. Through cooperation between the SRT, the federal government and the personal sector, we can meet the needs of vacationers, distribute wealth to native economies, and sustainably build up [Thailand’s] economy from its foundation.”

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