From April 1, the railway industry will only run passenger trains Thong Nhat SE3 / SE4. Meanwhile, the Da Nang City People’s Committee requested Deo Ca Transport Infrastructure Investment Joint Stock Company to stop transporting passengers and cargo through Hai Van tunnel.
Vietnam Railway Corporation stated that in a great attempt to prevent COVID-19 outbreak, from April 1, the railway industry will postpone the Thong Nhat train SE5/SE6 and only remained the Thong Nhat train SE3/SE4.
The express train SE3/SE4 will connect Ha Noi – Saigon and vice versa. The express train SE3 Ha Noi – Saigon will depart at 19h25 and arrive Saigon at 4h38.
The express train SE4 Saigon – Hanoi will adjust departure time and itinerary. Specifically, it departs at Saigon station at 20h30, to Nha Trang at 4h07, to Quang Ngai at 10h51, to Da Nang at 13h46, to Hue at 16h30, to Vinh at 23h49, to Thanh Hoa at 2h31 and arrive Ha Noi at 5h53.
Passengers with SE5/SE6 tickets can exchange to SE3/SE4 tickets or refund for free.
Earlier, the railway announced the cancellation of trains SE1/SE2, SE7/SE8 and all local trains.
Hence, among all railway system, there remained only one pair of the Thong Nhat express train.
Da Nang stops transporting activities through Hai Van tunnel
Implementing the Prime Minister’s Directive on social isolation, Da Nang City People’s Committee has decided to suspend transportation activities from 0h on April 1 until further notice.
In particular, Da Nang banned passenger transport routes to and from bus stations within the city; stopped taxi services, contract cars, tourist cars, transit cars and internal vehicles; stopped all subsidized bus activities and intercity bus routes adjacent to Da Nang-Quang Nam, Da Nang – Thua Thien Hue and vice versa.
Due to the population density at the area of Motor vehicle Registration Centre, the City People’s Committee also requested it to temporarily shut down. The city also requested to close the weigh stations so that the traffic inspectorates could concentrate on inspecting and handling the transport order.
Especially, the City People’s Committee requested the Department of Transport to request Deo Ca Transport Infrastructure Investment Joint Stock Company to stop transporting passengers and cargo through Hai Van tunnel.
Ho Chi Minh City suspended technology cars, taxis and fixed cars
Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just issued a decision to suspend road transport activities in the City. Specifically, it urged to suspend the transport of passengers on fixed routes, buses, taxis, contract vehicles (including contracts cars with less than 9 seats using technology applications for booking) and tourist cars within 15 days, starting from 0h on April 1.
The above transport modes are operated in special cases for official duties and of providing food, necessities and shuttle buses for workers, experts of enterprises, and transportation of production materials.
Vehicles permitted to operate in the above cases must meet the requirements such as disinfection of vehicles before and after the reception of passengers; not to transport more than 50% of the seats in the vehicle and not more than 20 people on a single ride. Also, drivers, servers and passengers must wear masks, undergo medical examination before boarding and declare health forms consistent with regulations.
According to http://baochinhphu.vn/