New Interiors of Deluxe Vietnam North-South Train
10 train carriages equipped with modern, spacious and noise-reduced furniture begin to serve passengers travelling between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city.
In the morning of January 26, Hanoi railway passenger transport company opened high-quality trains, numbers of SE5/SE6, run for the route Hanoi – Saigon
. The trains consist of 10 carriages, which were improved and upgraded.
All hard seats were replaced with soft seats with a modern interior. The inner compartments were spaciously designed that created comfort.
Sleeper compartments were designed with finest materials to decrease noise. Blankets, sheets, pillows and mattresses are clean.
In each compartment, there are a table to drink, a decorative vase with flowers and magazines that brings again comfort and friendliness.
Handy and clean toilets.
Doors and corridors are all arranged led frames of landscape paintings and images of Vietnam’s famous beauty-spots.
Tens of male employees caringly and politely instruct passengers.
Every employee is equipped with a phone preset a management software of online tickets, passenger lists and seating.
Mr. Hoai and his wife were surprised when they were given a present on the open-day of the trains. Because their kid is only 4 months old, this couple returned their hometown early and booked ticket 1 month in advance to avoid the situation of being cramped and hustle when Tet holiday is approaching.
In the morning of January 26, the first departure is majorly full of seats. According to the itinerary, the train SE5 will start from Hanoi station at 9h00’ and reach Saigon station at 20h30’ the day after, while the train SE6 will leave Saigon station at 9h00’ and arrive Hanoi station at 20h30’ the following day.
The trains of SE5/ SE6 will embark and disembark at stations: Hanoi, Phu Ly, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Bim Son, Thanh Hoa, Cho Sy, Vinh, Yen Trung, Huong Street, Dong Le, Dong Hoi, Dong Ha, Hue, Lang Co, Da Nang, Tam Ky, Nui Thanh, Quang Ngai, Bong Son, Dieu Tri, Tuy Hoa, Ninh Hoa, Nha Trang, Thap Cham, Binh Thuan, Long Khanh, Bien Hoa and Saigon.
The ticket fares of the train SE5 doesn’t change compared to the rates of standard-class trains. With the area of 4 soft sleeper cabins, the ticket price for the routes Hanoi – Saigon is 1,320,000 VND/ person. The fare of soft seat is nearly 550,000 VND/ person.
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