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Greetings from Bangkok, where I have been spending time around Thonglor Sukhumvit 55. Every time I visit Thonglor I think about the proposed monorail that would go down the middle of the street.
[Insert monorail here - Sukhumvit 55.]
The last time I was here the proposal was put on hold, but I thought I should check again. It turns out that there is another study underway, which should be released by March in 2022. The proposal is for is for a north-south line that would connect the northeast of Bangkok to Thonglor BTS Station. The line then resumes at another BTS line two stops away, which doesn’t make any sense. I’ve started a fact sheet for the line to try and make sense of it, and I will add details as they become known.
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