The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) offers 24hr train information on its free hotline
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1690 and publishes free timetables in English, detailing types of trains available on each route (the best place to get hold of them is over the counter at Bangkok’s Hualamphong Station). Its main website (
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railway.co.th) carries English-language timetables and a breakdown of prices, but to buy tickets you’ll need to go to its booking website,
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thairailticket.com. For more comprehensive information and advice, go to
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seat61.com/thailand.htm.

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