(CPV) – The Vietnam Railway Corporation has said train tickets for the Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Dan) 2011 will be sold at the end of October 2010. In addition, prices of train tickets for the Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City route before Tet and the Ho Chi Minh City route after Tet will enjoy 80% discounts.
The discount is the highest-ever reduction of the Vietnam railway sector during the lunar new year. The maximum reduction of the previous years was 50%.
Passengers can buy tickets at agencies, through the internet, or telephone. This year, the Vietnam Railway Corporation still fixes prices of secondary tickets of 80% of the first-class tickets.