The bus and train collided at a location in Chachoengsao province, around 50km east of Bangkok. (Source: The Bangkok Post)

The collision happened when the bus passengers were on their way to a temple for a ceremony to mark the end of Buddhist Lent, according to local police.

Competent forces had to use a crane to lift the overturned coach. The number of fatalities is expected to increase.

Source: VNA