THE FAMOUS MAEKLONG TRAIN MARKET – THE WORLD'S MOST DANGEROUS MARKET
The Maeklong Railway (otherwise called the Mae Klong Railway) is a 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) (meter measure) railroad that keeps running for about 67 kilometers (42 mi) between Wongwian Yai, Bangkok, and Samut Songkhram in focal Thailand. The line comprises of two segments: the eastern Mahachai Line, which keeps running between Samut Sakhon and Wongwian Yai with 18 stations, and the Ban Laem Line, which keeps running between Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkhram with 15 stations. The two stretches are isolated by the Tha Chin River at Samut Sakhon. The best way to associate between the stations on the contrary sides of the waterway is by vessel.
The Mae Klong Railway was worked in two separate stages. The Tachin Railway Ltd, established in 1901 with a concession from the crown of Thailand to develop a line to Samut Sakhon from Bangkok, assembled the 33 kilometer Mahachai Line; it opened in 1904 with eight stations. After a year, The Maeklong Railway Company opened the 34 kilometer Ban Laem Line. The lines converged in 1907 to shape the Maeklong Railway Ltd. It was initially opened as a merchandise line, transporting produce from the angling ports of Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkram to the Bangkok markets. The Thai military picked up control of the railroad in 1942, amid World War II, and the line was nationalized by the Thai Government in 1946. The line was worked by the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) from 1952 and was completely converged into the SRT in 1955. In 1961 the line's unique end at Khlong San was shut and supplanted with a transport stop, to ease traffic blockage in Bangkok. Wongwian Yai turned into the new end.
Market Maeklong Railway
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Tha Chin River
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The railroad wound up well known for its course through the Maeklong Railway Market, nicknamed (Thai: ตลาดร่มหุบ; RTGS: Talat Rom Hup), which means the "umbrella pulldown showcase". It is one of the biggest crisp fish advertises in Thailand, and is fixated on the Maeklong Railway's track. At whatever point a train approaches, the shades and shop fronts are moved once more from the rails, to be supplanted once the train has passed.
Seventeen trains run every day toward every path between Samut Sakhon and Wongwian Yai. Four trains run every day between Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkhram. The railroad is one of the slowest in Thailand, and the normal speed for the entire line is just 30 km/hr. There are no signs on hold.