Vietnam Railways to add 30,000 tickets during upcoming holidays

Sunday, 2018-04-15 15:24:11
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The VNR plans to operate more trains to serve the increasing travel demand during the upcoming holidays.
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NDO – The Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) has announced its plan to operate an increased number of trains, with an additional 30,000 tickets in service of passengers during the upcoming April 30 and May 1 holidays.

Specifically, the Hanoi Railway Transport JSC (HRT) will supplement 29 trains with more than 15,170 tickets for all routes, while the Saigon Railway Transport JSC (SRT) will allocate 28 additional trains from Saigon Station to Phan Thiet city (Binh Thuan province), Nha Trang city (Khanh Hoa province), and Quy Nhon city (Binh Dinh province), between April 24 and May 1, with around 13,000 tickets.

The Hanoi-Vinh and Vinh-Hanoi routes will be served by eight additional trains between April 24-28 and April 30-May 1, respectively, with over 4,650 tickets each. The Hanoi-Dong Hoi route will run two more trains on April 27 with 788 tickets, while three trains will be added to the Dong Hoi-Hanoi route on April 30 and May 1, with a total of 1,182 tickets.

There will be nearly 1,700 tickets supplemented on the Hanoi-Da Nang and Da Nang-Hanoi routes, and 1,924 tickets added to the Hanoi-Thanh Hoa and Thanh Hoa-Hanoi routes.

The SRT will mobilise the trains coded SPT3, SPT4, SPT5, and SPT6 for the HCM City-Phan Thiet-HCM City routes; the trains coded between SNT3 and SNT12 for the HCM City-Nha Trang-HCM City routes; and the trains SQN5 and SQN6 for the HCM City-Quy Nhon-HCM City routes.

In addition, from April 25 to May 14, the SRT will operate the train SQN2 in replacement of SQN4, while running two additional trains of SE25 and SE26 connecting HCM City and Quang Ngai, and NH1 and NH2 on the Nha Trang-Hue route, in order to meet the increasing demand in summer.