Heritage train route linking Hue with Da Nang launched

Wednesday, 27/03/2024 23:28
This is a new product has been exploited by the Vietnam Railway sector to continue transportation business products combined with tourism service exploitation.
Delegates cut ribbon to launch the train route
The train route named “Central Heritage Connection” linking Hue city in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and Da Nang city was put into operation on March 26.

Preferential price applied during the opening month is 150,000 VND a ticket; monthly ticket price is 900,000 VND a ticket and discounts from 10% - 50% are applied for passengers who are policy beneficiaries.

General Director of the Vietnam Railways Corporation Dang Sy Manh said the route is part of the efforts by Thua Thien-Hue and Da Nang combines transportation and tourism services, promising new and interesting experiences of history, culture and heritage for passengers.

Vietnam Railways Corporation organizes 2 pairs of daily trains with numbers HD1/HD2 and HD3/HD4 between Thua Thien-Hue and Da Nang. Train HD1 departs from Hue station at 7h45 and arrives at Da Nang station at 10h35, while train HD3 departs from Hue station at 14h25 and arrives in Da Nang at 17h40.

Train HD2 departs from Da Nang station at 7h50 and arrives at Hue station at 11h05, while train HD4 departs from Da Nang station at 15h00 and arrives at Hue station at 17h45.

The train used for this route consists of five modern seating carriages and another for community activities. It is expected to become an impressive mobile check-in place for travellers.

VIP waiting rooms are also arranged at the Đà Nẵng and Huế stations to serve passengers, the executive said.

According to Vietnam News Agency, during the about three hours of this train journey, tourists can admire the magnificent natural beauty along Hai Van Pass, dubbed the world’s most marvelous pass, and also among the 10 most beautiful drives in the world as selected by renowned US magazine Travel Leisure, with one side being Truong Son Mountain Range and the other the sea before reaching Da Nang, which boasts one of the six most beautiful beaches on the planet./.