Transport Company

  • The Transport Company adding 3,000+ rides per day this Songkran

    The Transport Company will be adding over 3,000 rides per day during this Songkran on the 10th to the 13th of this month. It is expected that there will be at least 200,000 passengers more than usual during these dates.

    Citizens from all over the country will be returning back to their hometown, plane tickets can be extremely full and expensive during this period, many choose to travel by public land transportation.

    There will also be more rides added on other dates for both vans and buses. Starting from the 1st of this month, there will be over 6,900 rides per day with an approximate of 110,000 passengers. The peak days for travel during the Songkran Holiday this year is from the 10th to the 13th of this month. For these 3 days, there will be a total of at least 9,000 rides that will be able to support at least 206,487 passengers per day traveling across the country.

    For the 14th to the 17th of this month, extra rides will be added almost as much as the 10th to the 13th with at least 8,000 rides per day. Normally, there is an average of 6,000 rides per day, with an approximate of 2,000 rides added there will be a total of at least 8,000 rides. It is estimated that there will be approximately 164,834 passengers using the services of public land transportation on these dates.

    The Transport Company stated that more passengers choose to travel back for work on the 14th to the 17th by van than by bus. There will more vans added but passenger numbers may seem less due to the capacity of vans compared to buses at 14 seats per van.

    More information is available at www.transport.co.th and the call center at 1490 available 24 hours a day.

  • Transport Company keen to prevent sexual harassment on buses

    The Transport Company and Safe Cities for Women Thailand have trained bus attendants to detect and prevent rising sexual harassment of women on public buses.

    According to Waraporn Chamsanit, who is a representative of Safe Cities for Women Thailand, bus attendants of the Transport Company have undergone safety training to prevent sexual harassment on public buses ahead of the long holiday when many people travel up-country.

    A short video clip has also been made to educate passengers on how to protect themselves against the abusers. Bus attendants from other companies can also visit Mo Chit Bus Terminal to receive the same training. Online training is also available on the Transport Company’s website for those living in other provinces.

    The company will install CCTVs on all buses next year. Passengers are able to report any sexual harassment directly to the company at www.transport.co.th or call 1490.

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