Since its debut on October 16, the recently established 20-baht electric train ride policy on the Red and Purple BTS lines has seen a considerable rise in ridership.
The director general presented a comparison of passenger statistics between the last Friday of September and the last Friday of October. The Red Line service, which carried 26,274 passengers per trip in September, increased to 34,161 passengers per journey in October.
According to The Pattaya News, this increase represents a 30.02% increase or an additional 7,887 passengers in raw numbers. The new policy’s good effects did not end there. The Ministry of Transport called a meeting with key officials on October 27.
They got together to plan the creation of a feeder system that would improve the effectiveness and accessibility of the rail systems, focusing especially on the Red and Purple lines.
The number of travelers using these services has steadily increased 20-baht Electric Train Program
As a result of these efforts, the number of travelers using these services has steadily increased. Dr. Pichet did not stop at congratulating the new policy’s success. He then went on to outline a future plan.
He proposed enhancing the potential of several critical transport connecting locations.
Popular locations include, among others, Future Park Rangsit Shopping Centre, Bangkok University, Thammasat University, Mahidol University, and Siriraj.
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