Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain – March 2016

Just posting here my blog about Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain system which I got to try out extensively last March 2016. Compare this with the kind of experience we get riding the sh$%ty MRT and LRT systems in Manila …

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Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain is a better equivalent to our Light Rail Transit (LRT) or Mass Rail Transit (MRT) Systems since it is an above ground Urban Train System, unlike their Metropolitan Rapid Transit (MRT) System which is a Subway System. “BTS” stands for the “Bangkok Mass Transit System, and if you are wondering where the “M went in their acronym, I have no idea. But hey, since it is their system, they can call it whatever they want.

’Entrance and Ticketing’
Just like on the Bangkok MRT, access to the stations can be thru Stairs and Elevators, but the main ones used are the Escalators since they can move the most number of people efficiently. And unlike on most of Manila’s LRT and MRT lines, their Escalators are pretty well maintained and functional almost all of the time.
The Elevator Entrance to the Sala Daeng Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) Skytrain. The Elevator Entrance to the Sala Daeng…

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