Masks mandatory for all Bangkok rail passengers: Transport Ministry

Photo: BTS Skytrain / FB
Photo: BTS Skytrain / FB

Starting tomorrow, anyone boarding commuter rail in Bangkok must wear a mask, officials ordered today. 

The Transport Ministry on Tuesday issued an order that all passengers boarding any type of train including the state railway, BTS Skytrain, MRT and Airport Rail Link must wear face masks at all times to help reduce the further spread of COVID-19. 

The order, posted on the Thailand Transport Link, was signed by its chief, Sorapong Paitoonpong.

No similar announcement has yet been made for the city’s extensive bus services.

Supplies of masks will be available for free or at “affordable prices” at some stations such as BTS Siam, MRT Silom, MRT Phra Ram 9, ARL Phaya Thai and ARL Makkasan for those who do not have one.

Thailand on Tuesday reported new 106 COVID-19 cases and three deaths, bringing the total to four deaths since January and 827 cases, 766 of which remain hospitalized. 

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