Hanoi people surprised with Long Bien station’s new makeover

Long Bien Railway Station (Hanoi) has just undergone a comprehensive "makeover" after more than 20 years that surprised many passengers here.

In recent days, many people passing by the Long Bien Bridge have been surprised to see the station donning new appearance (Photo: VNA)

In recent days, many people passing by the Long Bien Bridge have been surprised to see the station donning new appearance (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien station has not been repaired since 1997. This is the largest restoration of this station after more than 20 years (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien station has not been repaired since 1997. This is the largest restoration of this station after more than 20 years (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station has been renovated in the style of French neoclassical architecture (Photo: VNA) 

Long Bien Station has been renovated in the style of French neoclassical architecture (Photo: VNA) 

The newly renovated Long Bien Station was officially put into use in August (Photo: VNA)

The newly renovated Long Bien Station was officially put into use in August (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station is the starting point for trains departing from Hanoi to Hai Phong, Thai Nguyen, Lao Cai and Dong Dang (Lang Son) (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station is the starting point for trains departing from Hanoi to Hai Phong, Thai Nguyen, Lao Cai and Dong Dang (Lang Son) (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station is a quite famous tourist attraction in Hanoi. Due to the narrow terrain, the entrance to Long Bien Station for train passengers is very unique (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station is a quite famous tourist attraction in Hanoi. Due to the narrow terrain, the entrance to Long Bien Station for train passengers is very unique (Photo: VNA)

 
Long Bien Station has been in operation since 1902, nearly 120 years, every day it welcomes about 28 trains back and forth (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station has been in operation since 1902, nearly 120 years, every day it welcomes about 28 trains back and forth (Photo: VNA)

The entire area inside the station is replaced with all the doors, windows with neoclassical architecture with lighting systems, wooden ticketing counters (Photo: VNA)

The entire area inside the station is replaced with all the doors, windows with neoclassical architecture with lighting systems, wooden ticketing counters (Photo: VNA)

The signal system, electronic LED bulletin board, seats and televisions serving passengers in the waiting room have been fully upgraded (Photo: VNA)

The signal system, electronic LED bulletin board, seats and televisions serving passengers in the waiting room have been fully upgraded (Photo: VNA)

After the miraculous 'makeover', Long Bien station is expected to be an attractive destination for travelers who want to explore a strange and familiar view of Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

After the miraculous 'makeover', Long Bien station is expected to be an attractive destination for travelers who want to explore a strange and familiar view of Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

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