Vietnam Railway’s all ticketing systems ready for Tet

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Vietnam Railway will begin selling train tickets for the Lunar New Year, starting on October 15 at all booking offices and train stations nationwide. Passengers can also purchased at the e-ticket booking system, www.dsvn.vn.

Do Van Quang, Director of the Saigon Railway Transport Joint-Stock Company, inspects a booking stall at Saigon Railway Station.

Do Van Quang, Director of the Saigon Railway Transport Joint-Stock Company, inspects a booking stall at Saigon Railway Station.

Launched in July, 2014, the electronic ticket selling system helps ease overloads at ticketing offices at railway stations and ticket purchases via illegal channels during peak seasons. The system can receive one million access log entries at the same time
More than 15 million train tickets have been purchased successfully at the electronic ticket selling system, accounting for 13-19 percent of the total number of fares sold from 2015-2017.
Vietnam Railway plans to offer 300,000 seats in forthcoming Tet holidays.

By KIM THANH – Translated by Kim Khanh

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