The Transport Ministry has announced the rerouting of some bus routes around Sanam Luang and adjacent areas to facilitate the rehearsal of the Royal cremation procession on October 14-15.
The bus routes to be adjusted include Routes 53, 2, 59, 503, A4, Shuttle Bus 2, 82, Shuttle Bus, 15, 3, 65, 60, 1, 12, and 47.
Route 53 on a return trip from Theves through normal route to Pakklong Talad, turning right to Phra Pitak road, turning left to Tripetch road and Trithong road, turning right to Bamrung Muang and turning left to Chakkapatpong road to Jor Por Ror intersection and back on the old route.
Routes 2, 59, 503, A4 and Shuttle Bus 2 between Victory Monument and Sanam Luang and between Future Park Rangsit and Sanam Luang with the last stop at Rattanakosin hotel and going straight to Phra Pinklao bridge, making U-turn at Arun-amarin intersection and Pinklao bridge, then back into the normal route.
Route 82 and Shuttle Bus between Wongwian Yai and Sanam Luang and between Central Rama II and Sanam Luang. Going on the normal until Pakklong Talad, then turning right into Asdang road, turning right along Phra Pitak road to Pahurat road and back to normal route.
Route 15 from Bangwa railway station along normal route to Pan Fah intersection, turning right into Phra Sumane road, turning left into Simsamhang road, rounding an U-turn at Wat Bovorn and turning right into Phra Sumane road, turning right into Larnluang road and back to normal route.
Routes 3, 65 from Sanam Luang along normal route to New World intersection, turning left into Phra Sumane road, turning left into Prachatippatai road, turning left into Visutkasat road, turning right into Samsen road and into return trip route.
Route 1 from Tok road along normal route to Pahurat and return trip from Pahurat, turning right to Tripetch road, turning right into Charoenkrung road and back to normal right to Tok road.
Shuttle bus between Hua Lampong railway station and Sanam Luang from railway station along normal route to Luang road, turning left into Wporachak road, Chakkavad road, turning right into Yaowarat road, turning right to Mahachai and ending at Merry King intersection.