Hualamphong Train Station is the Crossroads of Thailand
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Hua Lamphong Grand Central Railway Station, is officially known as the Bangkok Grand Central Terminal Railway Station. It's the main railway station in Bangkok. The station was opened on 25 June 1916. The station is built in an Italian Neo-Renaissance style. The architecture is attributed to Turin born Mario Tamagno, who, with countryman Annibale Rigotti made a mark on early 20th century public buildings in Bangkok.There are 14 platforms and 26 ticket booths. Hua Lamphong serves over 130 trains and approximately 60,000 passengers each day. Thailand has the most advanced rail system in Southeast Asia and trains from Hua Lamphong serve all corners of the Kingdom.