Giant clock installed to commemorate late King at Bang Sue station


BANGKOK — To commemorate the memory of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great, a giant clock with a huge number “9” written in Thai was placed in front of the dome of the Bang Sue grand railway station on Saturday. 

US manufacturer Electric Time Company built the six-meter diameter giant clock, which has a huge number 9 in remembrance of King Rama IX, reported The Nation.

Once completed, Bang Sue will be Southeast Asia’s biggest train station and will replace Hua Lamphong station. Construction started in 2013 and is expected to be operational in 2021.

Bang Sue station consists of 26 platforms, which includes 24 platforms of the State Railway of Thailand and two platforms of the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand, the report added.

Source/Photo: The Nation

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