North-South railway operation schedule adjusted

Director of Sai Gon Railway Transport Joint Stock Company (Saratrans) Mr. Do Quang Van said that the company will exploit additional North- South twin-trains of SE5 and SE6 along with current SE3 and SE4. 

(Photo:Quoc Hung)

(Photo:Quoc Hung)

Accordingly, the train SE5 departing from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City will be operated from April 17 meanwhile the returning train SE6 is expected to operate from April 19.
Passengers can buy tickets at the train stations, via 19001520 switchboard or purchase online at, 

It is notable that passengers must carry out medical declaration at or via mobile apps Vietnam health declaration. 

According to Saratrans, from the beginning of February, a check-point for Covid-19 has been established at the Saigon Railway Station to check passenger’s body temperature every day. 

All passengers must travel through a body temperature meter. In case of suspicion with SARS-Cov-2 virus, passengers will be sent to isolation areas and hospitals.

Currently, passengers at Saigon Railway Station must perform SARS-CoV-2 virus testing instead of having body temperature checked as before.

By Quoc Hung-Translated by Huyen Huong

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