Vietnam Railways Corporation
Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) has sold more than 24,000 tickets within two months after it started selling tickets for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
The Vietnam Railways Corporation has lost VND1.32 trillion (US$57.4 million) in revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic and flooding in the central region.
The number of train trips Vietnam Railways (VNR) provided in February-May 2020 decreased by 2,886 compared with the same period last year, mostly because of Covid-19. The occupancy rate in H1 was only 56 percent.
The Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) has asked the Ministry of Transport to propose Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc extend the expiry for locomotives and carriages by three years.
Export of fresh fruit to China via train using refrigerated containers has contributed to curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.