Twilight of the Trams – 1964-1965


Bangkok Tramways main page
Tram Overview
The Bangkok Tram Song!
End of the Line
Links
Tram Routes including the 1996 proposal for tramlike buses
Tram Fares
Tram Photos - from the collection of Charlie Sullivan
Tram Photos - three awesome color photos
Tram Photos - Various
Tram Photos - Trams Around Town Today

Thai Tramway Accounts from Famous Thai Writers - Cost of living in 1941-1942, cost of living in 1946, the Japanese arrive in Bangkok, Allied bombing of Bangkok & bombing of power plants, the Great Flood of 1942 (with car-boat collisions!), tram drivers' strike (with old-time strike busters!), the Thai people sue for libel, and Bangkok Triad War
Profiles of companies involved in Thai mass transit in the past
Mae Klong Railway
Siam Electricity Company Ltd.
Bangkok Electricity Authority
Siamese Tramway Company, Ltd.
Menam Motor Boat Company, Ltd.
The Paknam Railways
The photos on this page are from the collection of Charlie Sullivan, a serviceman in Bangkok from 1964-1965.

Probably around Saphan dam area

Probably around Wat Tuek area

Probably near Wat Liab terminal

Probably at the City Pillar Shrine

Saphan Phut Area (Memorial Bridge) near MEA (Wat Liab office) and Suan Kularb High School

Ban Mailwan on Phra Athit Road (the terminal for the Inner Bangkok section)

The banner on the side of this tram advertises the Thai film Mon Rak Nang Phi (the Charming of Forest Lady). It is for Chaloem Krung Cinema with advertising for Texas Cinema in the Yaowarat area.

Probably around Samranrat (Pratoo Phee--ghost gate)

Probably around Wat Tuek area

The photos on this page are from the collection of Charlie Sullivan, a serviceman in Bangkok from 1964-1965.

You can also see a tram at the Thailand Railway Hall of Fame.

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