BANGKOK (1999-2009)/BTS group history

BTS group is the operation of skytrain, this history lines show what the BTS group’s key events over years. It can be found that BTS group started to incorporate with Bangkok Transit System Corporation Ltd (BTSC) and signed concession agreement between Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) and BTSC. So probably the planning of mass transport system was started around these period.

 

1968

27th Mar
Tanayong Co. Ltd is established to operate Property development business

1991

1st Mar
Tanayong is Listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET ticker TYONG)

1992

13th Feb
Incorporation of Bangkok Transit System Corporation Ltd (BTSC

9th Apr
Concession Agreement signed between Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) and BTSC.

1993

2nd Jun
Tanayong becomes a Public Company

1995

9th Jan
BTSC changes its name to Bangkok Mass Transit System Corporation Ltd (BTSC)

1996

14th Aug
BTSC converts to Public Limited Company and name change to Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Co. Ltd

1999

5th Dec
BTS SkyTrain begins operations

2002

Feb
Tanayong enters debt restructuring and business rehabilitation process following devaluation of the Thai Baht and subsequent Asian Financial Crisis.

12th July
BTSC awarded ISO 90012000 for quality management system

2006

20th Feb
BTSC files petition for Business Rehabilitation with Central Bankruptcy Court

7th July
Central Bankruptcy Court issues order to rehabilitate BTSC business

14th Nov
Central Bankruptcy Court orders termination of Tanayong business rehabilitation

28th Dec
Tanayong Shares resume trading on Property Sector of SET

2007

31st Jan
Central Bankruptcy Court approved the BTSC rehabilitation plan

2008

29th Oct
Central Bankruptcy Court issues order terminating the rehabilitation plan for BTSC

2009

15th May
Commencement of operations of Silom (Saphan Taksin – Wong wian Yai) extension

21st Aug
BTSC issues THB 12,000mn of senior unsecured bonds

30th Sep
BTSC completes the acquisition of VGI Global Media Co. Ltd

5th Dec
10th Anniversary of operation of BTS SkyTrain

Reference:

Bangkok Mass Transit System Group. “Our History”.  last modified 2013. accessed December 19,2016. http://www.btsgroup.co.th/en/about_us_history.php

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