Inaugural journey


Boarding the brand new train at Hua Lamphong station is Suporntum Mongkolsawadi, managing director of the Father Ray Foundation.

The train, which is specially adapted for people with disabilities, and is the first of its kind in Thailand, is making its inaugural journey from Bangkok to Nong Khai.

Assisting Suporntum is Sombat Rattano, advisor to the deputy minister of transportation.

A further two hundred students with disabilities from the Pattaya based Father Ray Foundation also boarded the train to make the trip to the northern city.