VRC launches quality train for Hanoi-Dong Dang route

Vietnam Railway Corporation yesterday officially launched high-quality express railway for the route Hanoi- Dong Dang of the northern province of Lang Son.

As scheduled, there are four trains everyday between Hanoi and Dong Dang. The time for the route will be 3 hours and 35 minutes, cutting 3 hours compared to other train in the route. The Railway Corporation uses made-in-Korean trains with air conditioner and luxury decoration materials and TV. There is a wagon serving meals and beverage.

The highest fare for the train is VND105,000(US$4.8). The railway is offering discount of 30 percent for those who buy tickets for June trains.

Representative from the Railway Corporation said that as the route Hanoi-Dong Dang has few passengers so the company focuses on upgrade services for the route.

If it achieves success, the company will develop other routes too.

By Bich Quyen - translated by Uyen Phuong

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