Railroads and trains Vietnam

Railroads and trains Vietnam

Railroads country (total length of about 2.6 thousand. KM.) Mostly narrow gauge, served by state-owned enterprise "Vietnamese railways". The most dense network of railways links the north and south of the country along the coast (most of the flights are sent twice a week) with a separate twig on Beijing. The compositions are quite old and worn, moving slowly, with frequent stops, but compared to buses are more spacious and safe. There are several types of trains – seated hard, seated soft, hard sleeping, soft sleeping and sleeping with air conditioning (depending on the class and space in the compartment price of the ticket is increasing, but in any case it remains low – from Dananga to Ho Chi Minima is no more than $ 30, even with including the fact that from a foreigner per ticket take 3 times more expensive than from a local resident). The level of service also increases depending on the class – soft sleeping wagons, for example, are quite modern and are located in the European Sample Vagon. In rigid sedentary cars, it is not recommended to travel – they are constantly crowded, stamped by bulk bags of local residents and, to put it mildly, do not shine cleanliness.

Railroads and trains Vietnam

The most convenient is considered "Express reunion" (runs between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, 1730 km.), the remaining flights are indicated by a digital-letter combination (E1 – Express, S1 – fast and t. D.). Tickets must be purchased in advance and keep until the end of the trip.

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