Train stations in Thailand, next station Ban Pin

I love traveling by train, especially in Thailand where it is like traveling in time. It is like an open-air museum. Not only the trains itself but also the train stations. They look like they have not changed since they build the first railroad lines in Thailand in 1889. This little train station is "Ban Pin". This station was opened in 1914. To me it looks like a German design building.

For more information see Wiki Ban_Pin_Railway_Station

Or have a look at the (German) video at Ban Pin Bahnhof

It is a very nice train station and very good taken care. I was invited into the "Signalling Cabin Room". Everything looked like brand new, but is reality probably from 1914!

I do hope that modernisation will bypass this lovely little station and that it will be saved as kind of "open-air museum".



Old wagons used as houses
The switching board. Beautiful!


Made in Holland for a Thai company
Buying your ticket
Waiting for the bell


Motor-taxi boys waiting for customers
Looking north


All manual controlled

Not used anymore




Toilets in old fashioned style

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