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Published: 18 June,2024 | Updated: 18 June,2024
Thai PM inspects “Royal Blossom” tourism train to be operated by SRT

(AseanAll)  — On June 14, 2024, at the new Hua Hin Train Station, Hua Hin district, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, Thailand, Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin listened to the briefing on the launch of a new tourism train “SRT Royal Blossom” and the plan for transforming the original Hua Hin Train Station into Hua Hin’s own tourist attraction in accordance with the Government’s policy of “IGNITE Thailand”. 

Welcoming the Prime Minister at the train station were Thai Deputy Minister of Transport Suraphong Piyachote, Deputy Governor of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Avirut Thongnet, Prachuap Khiri Khan Governor Somkid Chantamaruk, and the tourists.

The Prime Minister took the occasion to greet with local people and tourists. He also took photo with a foreign tourist before listening to the briefing and inspecting the SRT Royal Blossom Train which he commended its beauty and unique Thai identity. The Prime Minister hoped that the tourists would be impressed with the “SRT Royal Blossom”.


The “SRT Royal Blossom” is a refurbishment of five Hamanasu cars, originally from Japan, and has been transformed into a luxurious and comfortable travel train. The train features large windows for panoramic views, onboard catering, and a bar and a lounge area.