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Bangkok's central train hub opening delayed till July 2021

Setback of new traffic-busting commuter line puts terminal on hold

The opening of Bang Sue Grand Station has been pushed back to July 1, 2021, and along with it the new Red Line that promises to alleviate Bangkok's nightmarish traffic. (Photo by Masayuki Yuda)

BANGKOK -- The much-anticipated opening of Bangkok's central train station has been delayed, according to State Railway of Thailand.

Bang Sue Grand Station, originally scheduled to open at the start of the new year, will not begin service until July 1, 2021, despite past assurances that the project was on time.

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