• Kyodo


Transport authorities in Thailand welcomed the first two trains for the country’s new Purple Line on Monday, after they arrived at the port of Laem Chabang from Yokohama.

The two trains, manufactured and co-designed by Japanese manufacturer J-TREC, will be used for the country’s Purple Line rail project, which connects Tao Poon in Bangkok, to Bang Yai in Nonthaburi province, to the north of the capital.

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