Saigon Railway Station to sell Tet tickets from November

Saigon Railways Station will begin selling train tickets for the Lunar New Year season on November 21.

Passengers wait to buy train tickets for Tet holidays at Saigon Railway Station. (Photo: SGGP)

Train fares for groups and people under preferential treatment policy will be sold from January 1-15, 2015.

Accordingly, a group includes 20 people or above who have same departure and arrival destinations, a letter from the company confirming the employment status of the group members and also the identity papers of the group members.

People under preferential treatment policy are Vietnamese heroic mothers, children with disabilities, disabled people, war veterans, wounded soldiers, the elderly. In order to restrict speculation in train tickets, the station will only accept and release the tickets when passengers provide their identity card or other personal papers which have photographic identification.

By Song Nguyen – Translated by Kim Khanh

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