New trains for HCM City to Hue

Two newly upgraded trains for HCM City to Hue will be put into operation on May 19, Saigon Railway announced May 12.
 
Each train can accommodate 600 passengers, with one train starting its first journey from Saigon Railway Station at 2pm. The other will depart from Hue for Ho Chi Minh City at 5:30am on the same day.
 
Tickets are: VND268,000 (US$15) for a hard chair, VND 423,000 ($24) for a soft chair and VND716,000 ($40) for a bed in an air-conditioned room. 
 
A five percent discount is available to customers who book tickets on line: www.vetau.com.vn. 
 
From June 1 to August 31, Saigon Railway will also offer discounts of between five and 30 percent for regional trains, including HCM City to Hue, HCM City to Nha Trang and HCM City to Quy Nhon.

By Han Viet – Translated by Phuong Lan

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