Bangkok’s new passenger train terminal starts operations


              Buddhist monks ride on an escalator at Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Passengers wait on a bench on the open air platform at the Hua Lamphong railway station in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. As Thailand officially opened what is said to be Southeast Asia's largest train station in Bangkok, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, the century-old iconic station will still be used for local operations for the time being. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A train conductor waves the green flag signaling he's ready for departure from Hua Lamphong railway station in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. As Thailand officially opened what is said to be Southeast Asia's largest train station in Bangkok, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, the century-old iconic station will still be used for local operations for the time being. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A train from the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani arrives at the Hua Lamphong railway station in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. As Thailand officially opened what is said to be Southeast Asia's largest train station in Bangkok, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, the century-old iconic station will still be used for local operations for the time being. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Passengers walks along the platform at the Hua Lamphong railway station in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. As Thailand officially opened what is said to be Southeast Asia's largest train station in Bangkok, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, the century-old iconic station will still be used for local operations for the time being. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Vehicles maneuver around Hua Lamphong railway station in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. As Thailand officially opened what is said to be Southeast Asia's largest train station in Bangkok, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, the century-old iconic station will still be used for local operations for the time being. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Passengers take photos of the model of the new Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Passengers ride an escalator to the platform top board an outbound train at the Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Passengers take pictures as they depart for the southern province of Narathiwat at the Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A train departs for the southern Narathiwat province at the Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Passengers sit in the massive Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Jan.19, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Passengers walk through the corridors of the massive Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A lone passenger walks outside the main entrance of the Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A security guard stands on the platform at the Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A Tuk Tuk drives past the massive Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. Thailand ushered in a new age of train travel on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, when what’s said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest railway station officially began operations. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Bangkok’s new passenger train terminal starts operations