|More trains will be provided for passengers during the peak days of next year’s Tết holiday.—VNA/VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Railway Corporation has said there will be extra 15 pairs of trains running north to south and back before and during Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday (from 23 January to 22 February 2019).
At present, there are five pairs of trains regularly running on the North-South route, and five others for inter-provincial routes – Hà Nội-Vinh; HCM City-Quy Nhơn; HCM City-Nha Trang; HCM City-Phan Thiết.
Among the trains added for the Tết period, seven pairs of trains will serve the North-South route and eight others will be for inter-provincial routes including Đà Nẵng-HCM City, Quảng Ngãi-HCM City, Thanh Hóa-HCM City, Vinh-HCM City, Đồng Hới-HCM City.
On peak days during the Tết holiday, 25 pairs of trains will serve passengers with total expected train tickets of 14,000 per day.
Tết train tickets for groups are now available for sale on the Việt Nam Railways Corporation website, but tickets for individuals will be available from October 1. Passengers can buy tickets for the Tết period via: www.dsvn.vn; www.vetau.com.vn; or at railway stations. — VNS