Good morning from Bangkok Railway Station. Today I’m on an excursion train to Suan Son Pradipat Beach.
Tickets for the day excursion to the beach cost only 120 Baht in 3rd Class fan or double if you want air-con in 2nd Class. I prefer with open windows as easier to take photos. However, this time I’ve booked an inward facing seat as it gives more leg room for this 5 hour journey.
Breakfast on the train today is my usual. Stir-fried basil with minced pork. The cost with a fried egg was 30 Baht. Not the most generous of portions but good value for the price. Anyway, there will be more food opportunities later.
 The first stop on the day excursion is in Nakhon Pathom. The conductor told us we have 40 minutes
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