Thong Lo BTS station

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Thong Lo

ทองหล่อ
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Thong Lo station
Location Khlong Toei, Bangkok, Thailand
Coordinates 13°43′27.28″N100°34′42.81″E / 13.7242444°N 100.5785583°E / 13.7242444; 100.5785583
Owned by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA)
Operated by Bangkok Mass Transit System
Public Company Limited
(BTSC)
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Other information
Station codeE6
History
Opened5 December 1999

Thong Lo station (Thai : สถานีทองหล่อ) is a BTS Skytrain station, on the Sukhumvit Line in Khlong Toei District, Bangkok, Thailand. The station opened in December 1999 along with the rest of the Sukhumvit Line's first phase. The elevated station is located on Sukhumvit Road at Soi Thong Lo (Sukhumvit Soi 55). The neighborhood is known for having a large number of expatriate Japanese residents, and the area and its nearby side-streets are known for trendy bars and restaurants.

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See also

Neighbouring stations

Preceding station  Bangkok Rapid Transit  Following station
Sukhumvit Line
toward  Kheha

Coordinates: 13°43′27.28″N100°34′42.81″E / 13.7242444°N 100.5785583°E / 13.7242444; 100.5785583

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