Is it safe to travel by train in Vietnam?
We never have any problems traveling by train in Vietnam, but we keep an eye on our personal belongings. As sleeper trains in Vietnam do not have a curtain, you should take care of your luggage or personal items. Practice a general safety code like you’re on public transportation, and you’ll be fine.
Does Vietnam have a good train system?
Operated by national carrier, Vietnam Railways (www.vr.com.vn), the Vietnamese railway system is an ageing but pretty dependable service, and offers a relaxing way to get around the nation. Travelling in an air-conditoned sleeping berth sure beats a hairy overnight bus journey along Hwy 1.
Can you smoke on Vietnam trains?
The answer is yes, you can smoke in Vietnam.
Are trains running in Vietnam?
From North to South (Hanoi To Ho Chi Minh) Train SE3, SE5 & SE7 running again from 15/10/2021. From South To North (Ho Chi Minh To Hanoi) Train SE4, SE6 & SE8 running again from 13/10/2021. Train LP3, LP5 & LP6, LP8 Between Hanoi – Hai Phong also running again from 13/10/2021.
Does Vietnam have high speed trains?
The North–South express railway (Vietnamese: Đường sắt cao tốc Bắc-Nam) is a proposed high speed railway in Vietnam.
|North–South express railway (Vietnam)|
|Operating speed||200 km/h (120 mph) suggested by MPI 350 km/h (220 mph) suggested by MOT|
How fast do trains go in Vietnam?
National railway company Vietnam Railways has proposed a high-speed rail link between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, capable of running at speeds of 300 km/h (186 mph).