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Airport Rail Link and MRT step up COVID-19 control measures

TAT Newsroom

 

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Bangkok, 24 February, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to announce that the Airport Rail Link and the MRT Subway mass transit systems in Bangkok have stepped up their COVID-19 control measures.

 

The Airport Rail Link has set up a screening point at the entrance of all its eight stations. In addition to the normal safety procedures, security personal will also screen all passengers’ body temperature using handheld thermometers. Alcohol hand gel are also provided at common areas.

 

The MRT Subway has also set up a passenger’s fever screening point starting with 19 pilot stations: Silom, Sukhumvit, Phetchaburi, Rama 9, Thailand Cultural Centre, Wat Mangkon, Tha Phra, Lak Song, Tao Poon, Nonthaburi Civic Centre, Ministry of Public Health, Bang Yai and Khlong Bang Phai. These stations are usually serving high traffic.

 

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The MRT Subway has also set up a passenger’s fever screening point starting with 19 pilot stations: Silom, Sukhumvit, Phetchaburi, Rama 9, Thailand Cultural Centre, Wat Mangkon, Tha Phra, Lak Song, Tao Poon, Nonthaburi Civic Centre, Ministry of Public Health, Bang Yai and Khlong Bang Phai. These stations are usually serving high traffic.

 

Source: https://www.tatnews.org/2020/02/airport-rail-link-and-mrt-step-up-covid-19-control-measures/

 

-- TAT NEWS 2020-02-25

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Although the virus is a serious matter, I did have a chuckle with the photo insomuch as it represents the Amazing Thailand. The aroma of Durian, special haircuts and a worker with her eyes closed...

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Yesterday...i did not even realize the soldier looking guy was scanning temps....walked right past...nobody said anything both at Khlong Bang Phai and Rama 9...they were stopping the Thais though and calling them back...I guess they didn't know enough English to ask me to stop and get read

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No worries, 100 percent under control 

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I've been through Sukhumvit station 6 times in the last 3 days, none of this is here.

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