Nearly 157,600 train tickets sold for Lunar New Year 2019

Tuesday, 2018-10-23 14:22:38
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Nearly 157,600 train tickets were sold for Lunar New Year 2019. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO – As many as 160,565 train tickets for 2019 Lunar New Year holiday were booked from October 1 to 3pm on October 22, including 157,582 sold successfully.

Accordingly, 108,696 tickets were ordered via the Vietnam Railway Corporation (VRC)’s website with 34,753 made online payment; 72,028 postpaid at ticket posts, VIB Bank and VNPost; and 1,915 waiting for payment.

In addition, 6,958 tickets were bought at the VRC’s agents; 43,843 tickets were bought at the railway stations under the VRC.

The VRC announced that there are still around 115,000 blank seats for the trains on the north – south route.

The Vietnam Railway will also operate extra trains on other routes across the country to serve the increasing demand during the Lunar New Year holiday.