Category Archives: Thailand

Thailand from the train

The Magic wheel Much have been written about the SRT – State Railway of Thailand or in own language: RFT – Rot Fai Thai, since king Chulalongkorn (Rama V) established the Railway Department in 1890 and hence hired German engineers … Continue reading

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Thailand from the train

A thought about the train Nakhon Pathom March 26th 1993 a random picture without further connection with the text below it’s just an illustration but typical Thai and only fitting the concept in a certain way. The SRT – State … Continue reading

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Thailand from the train

‘Steam in paradise’ The secrets of a number Living in Chiang Mai and being dedicated to the railways necessarily doesn’t mean it’s going hand in hand, the so called Rose of the North is rather dull but certainly a paradise … Continue reading

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Thailand from the train

‘Gauge, meter or standard, it’s no question’ A talk about gauge but not only that, the distance between two rails measured from the inside of the head. On the picture a proofed device to overcome transhipment in other wagons and … Continue reading

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At the beginning of 2015

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Thailand from the train

Nakhon Lampang Portrait of a station and town The turntable revisited and tale revised; Nakhon Lampang and the station are always worth a visit. A new ornamental monument has been erected, a rooster, a sign of pottery and other china … Continue reading

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Rail rarities

‘The funicular’ What goes up must come down How to reach a peak without climbing and getting tired is what for long must have bothered men. The solution would follow; the invention of the funicular, cable car, funiculaire in French … Continue reading

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