Free face masks on Thai MRT 

Thai MRT gives free face masksImages adapted from: Nattapon Bampenchob and Siravit Sorrorwor

Wearing face masks is now a must in our everyday lives amid COVID-19, especially in crowded areas like trains.

To encourage passengers to keep up with safety measures, the Thai Metropolitan Rapid Transit (MRT) now provides free face masks for passengers. 

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Distributed in 3 rounds from June to August

Free Face Masks on Thai MRTImage credit: MRT Bangkok Metro  

From 1st June to the end of August, or until stocks last, Bangkok subway will be providing cloth face masks to passengers for free. 

The face mask is made from 2 layers of polyester and muslin fabrics and can be washed and reused over 30 times. 

Free Face Masks on Thai MRT
The face masks come with a sleek black and blue design
Images adapted from: Nattapon Bampenchob and Siravit Sorrorwor

Over 1 million face masks have been prepared to be distributed in 3 rounds at different MRT stations each day. The first round started on 1st – 7th June from 6.30AM – 9AM.

Thai MRT offers free face masks1 piece per person at the cashier counters
Image credit: MRT Bangkok Metro  

Aside from the giveaway campaign, passengers who top-up their card at least ฿500 can receive one free mask too. 

The next round will be posted on their official Facebook, so stay tuned. 

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