Train Tickets in Vietnam

The railway system in Vietnam is owned and operated by the state-owned Vietnam Railways. The principal route is the 1,726 kms single track running between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon), also known as 'Reunification Line'. This was built in the 1880s during the French colonial rule. There are also standard gauge and mixed gauge in the North of the country, one of which is running to Beijing in China.

Construction of the North-South line took over thirty years, finally beginning operation in 1936, during which time other branch lines were also completed.

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