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Nov 25th, 2008, 11:25 PM
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Alt travel arrangements for airport passenegers in bangkok.

Due to the closure of Bangkok's international airport by the stupid PAD group. Alternative transport options are available.

Bus and train options are available subject to space for passengers in a hurry to leave Thailand. Onward flights can be obtained in Malaysia though various airlines.

SRT rail: Trains depart hualamphong visit www.thailandrailway.com OR www.railway.go.th for more details or call 1690 if in thailand for rail information.

Transport company Buses are also available from new southern bus terminal "SAI TAI MAI" in thonburi side of Bangkok. Tickets can be purchased at the time of travel.

Travelling time is around 18 hours trains depart Hualamphong at 14.45 (Butterworth) and 15.10 (sungai kolok) 13.00 (sungai kolok) every day.

2nd class sleeper 1210 baht oneway. Other classes are available.

Trains from Butterworth depart 13.15 to Bangkok

Trains from Sungai Kolok depart 11.30 and 14.20

At Sungai Kolok its about 2km to malaysia border where other transport is available to Kota Bhuru airport.

At Butterworth take a boat to Penang island and a bus to Penang airport where onward flights are available. OR take a bus to KL (about 5 hours)

Tickets can be purchased at Hualamphong and bang sue stations on the day or in advance.

If the train is booked out and you still want to travel standing 3rd class tickets are available on the sungai kolok trains. Otherwise take a VIP bus.

If the train is full buses to hat yai depart every hour until 9pm from southern bus terminal taking about 18 hours to get there. take bus 511 to end of the line or a cab to SAI TAI MAI in outer thonburi. From Hatyai there are vans and buses into malaysia.

For general information about thai buses and rail please visit http://thaitransit.blogspot.com and check the links at the bottom of the main page for related topics.

I hope this might help some stuck passengers.
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Nov 26th, 2008, 01:20 AM
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Tonight Seats available are: 26/11/2008.

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 22:50 158 2nd class seats available. stops at Hat Yai change for bus or KTMB train.

Seats are still available for tomorrow 27/11/2008.

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) Seats still available: 756 including 70 2nd class sleeper.
35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) Seats Still available: 117 including 101 2nd class sleeper.
37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) Seats Still available: 396 including 129 2nd class sleeper.

Seats available 28th November 2008.

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 756 including 74 2nd class sleeper.
35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 218 including 196 2nd class sleeper.
37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 415 including 154 2nd class sleeper.



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Nov 27th, 2008, 07:42 AM
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Train seat availability as of today: From Bangkok to Malaysia. To help stuck airline passengers in Bangkok.

28/11/2008 (Friday)

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 13:00 2nd class sleeper = 56 2nd class seats = 72 3rd class seats = 589

35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 14:45 1st class sleeper = 1 2nd class sleeper = 85

37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 15:10 1st class sleeper = 3 2nd class sleeper = 103 2nd class seats = 34 3rd class seats = 210

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) DMU 22:50 2nd class seats = 92

29/11/2008 (Saturday)

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 13:00 2nd class sleeper = 18 2nd class seats = 68 3rd class seats = 592

35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 14:45 1st class sleeper = 14 2nd class sleeper = 95

37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 15:10 1st class sleeper = 12 2nd class sleeper = 124 2nd class seats = 38 3rd class seats = 202

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 22:50 2nd class seats = 139

30/11/2008 (Sunday)

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 13:00 2nd class sleeper = 16 2nd class seats = 73 3rd class seats = 592

35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 14:45 1st class sleeper = 5 2nd class sleeper = 104

37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 15:10 1st class sleeper = 12 2nd class sleeper = 85 2nd class seats = 35 3rd class seats =199

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 22:50 2nd class seats = 77
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Nov 27th, 2008, 09:06 PM
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tong is willing to assist people with transport within thailand to ports of exit like phuket
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Nov 28th, 2008, 02:41 AM
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SRT train service seating availability updates today 5pm 28th November 2008.

Services to Malaysia via Southern Thailand.

28/11/2008 Friday - ALL SOLD OUT

29/11/2008 Saturday

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 13:00 2nd class seats = 25 3rd class seats = 590

35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 14:45 SOLD OUT.

37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 15:10 2nd class seats = 9 3rd class seats = 196

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 22:50 2nd class seats = 56

30/11/2008 Sunday

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 13:00 2nd class seats = 56 3rd class seats = 592

35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 14:45 ALL SOLD OUT.

37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 15:10 2nd class seats = 22 3rd class seats = 192

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 22:50 2nd class seats = 20

1/12/2008 Monday

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 13:00 2nd class seats = 46 3rd class seats = 589.

35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 14:45 1st class sleeper = 2 2nd class sleeper = 46.

37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 15:10 1st class sleeper = 1 2nd class sleeper = 62 2nd class seats = 45 3rd class seats = 191.

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 22:50 2nd class seats =158.
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More details for onward travel by train or bus to malaysia and singapore.

http://thaitransit.blogspot.com/2008...ments-for.html
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SRT train service seating availability updates today 3pm 29th November 2008.

Services to Malaysia via Southern Thailand.

29/11/2008 Saturday ALL SOLD OUT

30/11/2008 Sunday

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 13:00 2nd class seats = 47 3rd class seats = 592.

35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 14:45 1st class sleeper = 1.

37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 15:10 2nd class seats = 2 3rd class seats = 187.

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 22:50 = SOLD OUT.

1/12/2008 Monday.

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 13:00 2nd class seats = 43 3rd class seats = 589.

35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 14:45 2nd class sleeper = 25.

37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 15:10 2nd class sleeper = 43 2nd class seats = 40 3rd class seats = 191.

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 22:50 2nd class seats = 144.

2/11/2008 Tuesday.

171 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (RAPID) 13:00 2nd class sleeper = 23 2nd class seats = 72 3rd class seats = 382.

35 BANGKOK - BUTTERWORTH (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 14:45 1st class sleeper =7 2nd class sleeper = 108.

37 BANGKOK - SUNGAI KOLOK (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 15:10 1st class sleeper =7 2nd class sleeper = 150 2nd class seats = 44 3rd class seats =208.

41 BANGKOK - YALA (SPECIAL EXPRESS) 22:50 2nd class seats = 159.

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