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Lady carriage service to begin Aug 1

The State Railway of Thailand is to offer a service exclusively for ladies with the "Lady Carriage" being part of its trains on three main routes from Bangkok to the North, South and Southeast from August 1. The coach is designed for ladies and children under 10 years old and will be staffed by hostesses.

The new service was approved by the SRT board of directors on Wednesday.

The board also instructed acting SRT governor Prasert Attanan to install free Wi-Fi services for train passengers.

In the initial phrase, the services will be available on express trains, inside sleeping carriages and at Bangkok Railway Station.

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