Ban Thung Pho Junction railway station

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Ban Thung Pho Junction

สถานีรถไฟชุมทางบ้านทุ่งโพธิ์
LocationPhunphin Subdistrict, Phunphin District, Surat Thani
Owned byState Railway of Thailand
Line(s)Southern Line
Platforms2
Tracks5
Other information
Station codeทโ.
History
OpenedJuly 1916
Services
Preceding station   State Railway of Thailand   Following station
toward Hua Lamphong
Southern Line
Southern Line
Khiri Rat Nikhom Branch
Terminus

Ban Thung Pho Junction railway station is a railway station located in Phunphin Subdistrict, Phunphin District, Surat Thani. Ban Thung Pho Junction is a class 2 railway station, located 631.0 km from Thon Buri railway station. Ban Thung Pho Junction acts as the railway junction between the Southern Line mainline and the Khiri Rat Nikhom Branch. This is also the location of a container yard for freight trains.

The station opened in July 1916, as part of the Chumphon-Ban Na section. The section to Khiri Rat Nikhom opened in April 1956.

Train services[edit]

  • Local 445/446 Chumphon-Hat Yai Junction-Chumphon
  • Local 489/490 Surat Thani-Khiri Rat Nikhom-Surat Thani

References[edit]

  • 柿崎一郎 (2010). 王国の鉄路 タイ鉄道の歴史. 京都大学学術出版会. ISBN 978-4-87698-848-8.
  • 渡邉乙弘 (2013). タイ国鉄4000キロの旅. 文芸社. ISBN 978-4-286-13041-5.

Coordinates: 9°07′16″N 99°12′06″E / 9.1212°N 99.2017°E / 9.1212; 99.2017