Hanoi Railway Company opens rapid container train

Hanoi Railway Transport Joint Stock Company (Haraco) yesterday opened a rapid container train with the 40-hour journey running from Yen Vien in Hanoi to Song Than in the southern province of Binh Duong.

Hanoi Railway Transport Company opens North- South rapid container train

Hanoi Railway Transport Company opens North- South rapid container train

As planned, there will be five high-speed twin trains a week, except for Sunday and Monday, departing from both Yen Vien and Song Than. 

The train will receive and return goods at stations of Giap Bat and Kim Lien during the journey. Their departing and arriving time are fixed like that of passenger trains. 

Accordingly, the trains with odd number will depart from Yen Vien station at 7: 35 am and arrive at Song Than station at 2: 40 am in the following day  while the trains with even number will depart from Yen Vien station at 10:30 am and arrive at Song Than station at 6:15 am in the next day. 

The high-speed container train has its loading capacity up to 650 tons, including 20 wagons transporting 20 containers. The specialized wagons are newly built permitting the train to travel at the maximum speed of 80 kilometers per hour, meeting technical requirements and the quality of high-value goods.
Haraco has also launched pilot operation of the website: www.harapost.vn to organize online goods transport from August 1, 2019.

BY BICH QUYEN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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