An ordinary shift for a train guard at Hà Nội’s Giáp Bát level crossing will last for 12 hours non-stop, starting either from the early hours or through the night. The guard must fulfill 21 shifts a month to receive hard-earned salary of around VNĐ4 million (US$177).
Vietnam Railways (VNR) will institute improvements in service quality and infrastructure to compete with the civil aviation and road transport sectors in 2018.
Travel firms have reported an increasing number of tour bookings for the upcoming three-day holiday for National Day, starting September 2, with beach trips receiving the highest number of bookings.
The Hà Nội Railway Transport Co. is trying to cash in on the summer holiday season by upgrading trains to popular destinations.
Sài Gòn Railways Transport JSC on Wednesday introduced a luxury train on the HCM City-Nha Trang route.
Sài Gòn Railways JSC will launch new routes to connect the city’s outskirts with Biên Hòa City in the southern Đồng Nai Province from April 15.