Don Mueang station’s escalators and elevators again in service after repairs

Don Mueang station’s escalators and elevators on the Red Line are absolutely operational after completing repair and maintenance work. The Department of Rail Transport (DRT) confirmed the news after an inspection carried out yesterday. Pichet Khunathamrak, the DRT director-general, confirmed that every one 24 escalators and 9 elevators are actually in service.
Ongoing restore work at Wat Samianaree, Bang Khen, Lak Hok, and Rangsit stations is projected to conclude by the end of the month. The upkeep work at Thung Song Hong, Lak Si, and Kheha is scheduled for completion in September.
Last month, Red Line passengers voiced their frustration over the inconvenience of escalator and elevator malfunctions at various stations, calling for his or her restore. Oddly, a recent buyer satisfaction survey rated the Red Line favourably.
The State Railway of Thailand (SRT), which operates the Red Line, responded by stating they have been within the process of procuring a contractor for the repair and upkeep of the system. The SRT anticipates all work to be accomplished and absolutely practical by September.
Khunathamrak reported that he had directed the SRT to make sure all repair and upkeep tasks had been accomplished on time. Additionally, he instructed them to hold out regular repairs to provide secure and handy companies for passengers, stories Bangkok Post.
The Department of Rail Transport has been acting to repair the escalator and elevator because of the people’s concern over the accident two months ago. During the accident which occurred at Don Mueang International Airport, a Thai woman tragically lost her leg after collapsing on an escalator. The accident happened round 8.30am, on June 29 and it happened at the finish of the transferring walkway.
While the sufferer was on the escalator, she fell down and her leg was immediately drawn into the machine, up to the kneecap. From Dark of the CCTV, it is seen that a suitcase hit the victim’s left leg whereas she was on the escalator, inflicting her to fall..

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