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Unprofitable train lines to shut down

Update: November, 27/2013 - 08:10

These include routes from Vinh – Dong Hoi, Dong Hoi – Hue, Gia Lam – Dong Dang, Yen Vien – Ha Long and Long Bien – Quan Trieu.— Photo vtc

HA NOI (VNS) — Five national train lines would be closed from January 1 next year due to ineffective operations, according to the Viet Nam Railways Corporation.

These include routes from Vinh – Dong Hoi, Dong Hoi – Hue, Gia Lam – Dong Dang, Yen Vien – Ha Long and Long Bien – Quan Trieu.

The total deficit of these lines was more than VND90 billion (US$4.3 million) in 2012, of which the Yen Vien – Ha Long route topped the list with a VND 23.5 billion (US$1.1 million) loss. — VNS

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