Sukhumphan walking to inspect BTS track - ready for test run on 13 April 2009
ASTV Manager Daily - 5 Feb 2009
After fulfillign his wish by walking along the track at Wongwian Yai station (S8) - the electromechanic installation on 2.2 km track by AAt COnsortium is 90% done, ready for test run on 13 April 2009, a free ride on 15 May 2009 and commercial service on 12 August 2009
BTS has improved the signal system to allow the through service at Saphan Taksin station.
The 5.3 km extension to Bang Wah will have 4 station - ONLY 800 meter of elevated track has nto been constructed yet.
If everythgin goes according the plan, test run to Bang Wah will started in December 2010 - ready for comemrcial service in March 2011.
If Subway throguh Rattankosin Island is executed, it will connect with BTS at S12 station (Bang Wah) - the terminal for 10 shuttle buses (100 buses)