Siam BTS station

Siam station (Thai: สถานีสยาม, RTGSSathani Sayam, pronounced [sā.tʰǎː.nīː sā.jǎːm]) is the cross-platform interchange station for the BTS Skytrain in Pathum Wan District, Bangkok, Thailand. It is the largest and busiest station on the BTS with 40,000–50,000 passengers per day, where passengers on the Sukhumvit and Silom Lines change trains.

BTS CEN Traditional station sign.svg
Siam Station Upper Platform 201801.jpg
Upper level
LocationPathum Wan, Bangkok, Thailand
Coordinates13°44′44.23″N 100°32′3.22″E / 13.7456194°N 100.5342278°E / 13.7456194; 100.5342278
Owned byBangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA)
Operated byBangkok Mass Transit System
Public Company Limited
(BTSC)
Line(s)
Other information
Station codeBTS CEN.svg
History
Opened5 December 1999
Services
Preceding station BTSbangkok.svg BTS Skytrain Following station
Ratchathewi
towards Khu Khot
Sukhumvit Line Chit Lom
towards Kheha
National Stadium
Terminus
Silom Line Ratchadamri
towards Bang Wa

Siam station is one of two BTS stations utilising an island platform, the other being Samrong. At Siam, this is to facilitate transfer between lines. The upper level allows transfer between trains heading to Wat Phra Sri Mahathat and the National Stadium. The lower interchange level allows transfers between trains heading to Bang Wa and Kheha.

The station is located on Rama I Road to the west of Pathum Wan intersection in the heart of Siam District. The station is linked via skybridges to the Siam Square One, Siam Paragon, Siam Centre and Centerpoint of Siam Square shopping centres. It is also adjacent to Siam Square. Additionally, an elevated walkway (called Sky Walk) connects Siam station to Central World Plaza, the Ratchaprasong junction and Chit Lom station.

Crowded people on Siam BTS Station on the rush hour in Bangkok, Thailand

FacilitiesEdit

  •   Tourist information office

See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 13°44′44.23″N 100°32′3.22″E / 13.7456194°N 100.5342278°E / 13.7456194; 100.5342278

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย". จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย. Retrieved 2016-04-02.