BMTA to adjust the transport routes based on situation


BANGKOK, 23 May 2014  –The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) has announced plans to adjust transport routes according to the changing situation. 

Mr.Narade Boonpiam, Deputy Director (Administration) of BMTA has revealed that following the National Peace and Order Maintaining Council announcement, effective from 22 May 2014 onwards, BMTA has set up a Travel Facilitation Center to facilitate passengers use of transport.

Since the declaration of a coup on 22nd May 2014, nineteen transport routes have been changed, while customer numbers have declined by 2.82 percent, and the income has reduced by 11.13 percent.

However, to facilitate BMTA and other private transport operations, the BMTA will adjust transport routes according to the current situation.

The BMTA authorities will also provide hotline services for travel information throughout day.