Thai Transport Company Logs Over 147,000 Passengers on Round Trips for Songkran


On April 12th, 2024, Mr. Atthawit Rakchamroon, the acting director and president of the Transport Company Ltd., publicly revealed passenger log information on April 11th with more than 147,871 individuals traveling round trip via public buses and vans of more than 7,622 trips.

The number of passengers who used public transportation to travel to their hometown was 80,460 individuals with 4,174 trips from Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal and Bangkok Bus Terminal. Everything went smoothly and there were no left-behind passengers, according to Atthawit.

According to the passenger log information on April 12th, it was estimated that more than 80,000 individuals would travel to their hometown. The Transport Company prepared public transportation of more than 4,000 trips to facilitate the passengers. Additional public commuters were also in support of meeting the demand during the Songkran holidays, stated Atthawit.

Atthawit further added that during the Songkran holidays, the Transport Company issued an order to all bus lines to check the condition of their vehicles and drivers to be ready for long-distance transportation according to the policy by the Deputy Minister of Transport Surapong Piyachote.

The most crowded terminal was the Bangkok Bus Terminal. The relevant officers were assigned to facilitate and instruct the passengers on the travel. If passengers witnessed exploitation or inconvenience, they were asked to please call the Thai Department of Land Transport hotline: 1584.

If the Transport Company finds that bus lines violated the company’s regulations and policies, they could be fined up to 10,000 baht. For travel information, contact the Transport Company via 1490.

Kittisak Phalaharn
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