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Jordan Jordan wrote on 22 September 2022
Where and when can I see the New Japanese train again? I love it.
Admin Reply by: Richard Barrow
It is expected that they will be used on tourist routes during October. I will post information as soon as I get it.
Ian Macintosh Ian Macintosh wrote on 22 September 2022
Excellent. Thank you very much for your informative guide.
Narisa Chakrabongse Narisa Chakrabongse wrote on 12 September 2022
I love train travel so inspired to follow suit at some point.
mikes-LiveMyAssOff mikes-LiveMyAssOff wrote on 12 September 2022
THANK YOU!!!! So much for this. I absolutely Adore train travel in Thailand. The non-AirCon cars are my favorite. I've only taken a few rides (less than 10) but I cannot wait to take the next one. Side Trip Life's YT channel was the initial inspiration for the trips and now THIS BLOG is my go to for planning my next trip(S). I'm so grateful for You and the work you put into this. PLEASE let me know if I can help in any way.
All the best,
~mikes
Admin Reply by: Richard Barrow
Thanks very much for your kind comments. For sure there will be more trip planners coming. I am researching them for the guide books at the moment and will do web versions as well.
Tom Cullen Tom Cullen wrote on 12 September 2022
Checking in. Hi on September 11, 2022
Kevin coumbe Kevin coumbe wrote on 11 September 2022
Dear Richard
What an excellent page you have created for us.
I am visiting Thailand in November and wish to do a lot of train travel.I have been 2 times before.
Unfortunately the SRT web pages seem not to work outside of Thailand.in this case we cannot tell if certain trains are running.especially local ones.I’d there any link that we could use.many thanks kevin plymouth uk
Admin Reply by: Richard Barrow
Have you tried downloading the app. You might find that better. Information on the Train Schedules page. Go to Quick links in the menu.

https://www.thaitrainguide.com/timetables
Lee Hin Loong Lee Hin Loong wrote on 11 September 2022
Hi Richard Barrow, good day. I had just bumped into your website and found all the interesting information with your first hand knowledge and experience in Thai railway and trips. It comes very very useful as it is a wonderful experience to travel by train and not rushing.

And I would like to congratulate you on your upcoming book on the Thai railway after doing so much extensive research on them. Keep it up.
Admin Reply by: Richard Barrow
Thanks very much for your kind comments. Please do keep coming back as there will be a lot more firsthand knowledge added to the website before the end of this year.
Klong Klong wrote on 11 September 2022
Great to know this via Pat's intro. Great info and tips. I had hop on at Asok train station heading to Chachoengsao several times. Love to see outside of the window the field the green and the rain the breeze the monk and the students taking trains to school. Give people hope that next generation is working hard and so modest.

Continue your work and let us know if you put up a photo exhibition in a venue sometime. Any plan?
Dick Johnson Dick Johnson wrote on 10 September 2022
Very helpful, thanks!
J Vongpun J Vongpun wrote on 7 September 2022
When are you going to be the official ambassador of Thailand travelling and be properly recognized by TAT and the government? XD Good job you are doing here!
Heather Shuckburgh Heather Shuckburgh wrote on 5 September 2022
Thank you so much for all the hard work that must have gone into producing the guide books. I'm so going to enjoy reading and using it.
Gill Hooley Gill Hooley wrote on 5 September 2022
Dear Richard, do you have any information as to when the line to Padang basar will be reopening as we want to catch the sleeper from Hua Hin in late December. Many thanks.
Admin Reply by: Richard Barrow
It is already running. Special Express No.45. (3:10pm-9:50am). 870 Baht for upper berth and 960 for lower berth (with window).