Bang Sue Grand Station: Bangkok to get largest train station in Southeast Asia

Screenshot: Xinhua News
Screenshot: Xinhua News

Bang Sue Grand Station, an upcoming transportation hub in Bangkok’s suburbs, will replace Kuala Lumpur’s Grand Sentral as the region’s largest railway station when it opens in 2020.

The Bang Sue Grand Station will sprawl over 300,000 sqm. It will serve as a connecting point for the Airport Rail Link, three urban train lines, and high-speed rails that travel outside of the capital, according to recent updates reported in the Thai edition of China’s Xinhua News.

Photo: Thailand Skyline/ Facebook

Those high-speed rails will connect to the north (to Chiang Mai), as well as incorporate the Bangkok-Hua Hin line.

The site, currently under construction, will replace the old-school Hua Lamphong station, which has been Bangkok’s main transportation point since its opening in 1916.

Will the real thing look as good as its rendering? We’ll have to wait until the third quarter of 2020 to find out.

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CITY: BANGKOKCATEGORY: NEWSSUB-CATEGORIES: TRANSPORTATION, URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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