‘Floating Train’ Trips to Pasak Chonlasit Dam start in November 2022

During the winter months, the State Railway of Thailand organises special excursion trains at the weekends to Pasak Chonlasit Dam (Pa Sak Jolasid Dam). When it reaches the dam, the train stops for 20 minutes for tourists to enjoy the scenery and take pictures, and then continues to the last station at Khok Salung where it stops for 30 minutes for tourists to enjoy shopping for OTOP products. Then it returns to the dam for tourists to have leisure time and lunch for around five hours. It then returns to Bangkok.

The dates have just been released for this season’s “Floating Train” trip and tickets go on sale from 1st November 2022 onwards. You have to be fast as tickets always sell out quickly.

🗓 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 November 2022
🗓 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 December 2022
🗓 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 January 2023

Tickets can be bought at any train station across the station or on the official D-Ticket website (How to Buy Train Tickets) from 1st November. Tickets are for 2nd and 3rd Class carriages. 2nd Class is air-conditioned. It is the same fare for adults and children. Groups can also charter a complete carriage which will be added to the train. Call 1690 for further details.

3rd Class Carriage with fan:

  • Bangkok – Pa Sak Jolasid Dam, round trip, price 330 Baht
  • Saraburi/Kaeng Khoi – Khok Salung round trip price 130 Baht
  • Pa Sak Jolasid Dam – Bangkok, only return trip, price 150 Baht

2nd Class Carriage with air-conditioning:

  • Bangkok – Pa Sak Jolasid Dam, round trip, price 560 Baht
  • Saraburi/Kaeng Khoi – Khok Salung round trip price 260 Baht
  • Pa Sak Jolasid Dam – Bangkok, only return trip, price 250 Baht

The train leaves Bangkok Station (Hua Lamphong) at 6.00 a.m., and then stops to pick-up passengers at various stations, such as Samsen, Bang Sue Junction, Bang Khen, Lak Si, Don Mueang, Rangsit, Ayutthaya, Saraburi, and Kaeng Khoi Junction and then on to the “Floating Train” viewpoint in the middle of Pasak Chonlasit Dam. The train will stop in the middle of the reservoir to give time to the tourists to get down and take photos of the beautiful scenery for 20 minutes. Then the train will continue to Khok Salung Station. Here there is time for tourists to taste and shop local OTOP products for about 30 minutes.

Then the train will bring tourists to Pa Sak Jolasid Dam at 10.35 am. Tourists can do various activities at their leisure. Whether it’s lunch from a local community shop or to travel around the perimeter of the Pa Sak Jolasid Dam by using a tractor and trailer. The service fee for this is 70 baht per person. Tourists can also take a tour of the nearby sunflower fields by van.

The train will leave Pa Sak Jolasid Dam at 3:30 p.m. and stop to drop off passengers at various stations such as Kaeng Khoi Junction, Saraburi, Ayutthaya, Rangsit, Don Mueang, Lak Si, Bang Khen, Bang Sue Junction, Samsen, and arriving back  at Bangkok Station at 6:50 p.m.

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