Vietnam Railways/China Railway MR1/T8702: Hanoi (Gia Lam) to Nanning by Train

The Vietnam Railways/China Railway MR1/T8702 from Hanoi (Gia Lam Railway Station) to Nanning is the only international through train remaining in ASEAN (though it's just one country which is actually in ASEAN), with the other ASEAN railway borders of Singapore-Malaysia, Malaysia-Thailand, Thailand-Laos and potentially Thailand-Cambodia being operated by cross-border shuttle trains only. The MR1/T8702 is a … Continue reading Vietnam Railways/China Railway MR1/T8702: Hanoi (Gia Lam) to Nanning by Train

Day 29-30: Vietnam Railways from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City Part 1

Frequent trains run along the North-South railway line between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Sometimes incorrectly known as the Reunification Express by foreigners, no one will understand this when booking your tickets, and none of the five daily trains, nor any Vietnamese trains at all, bear such a name, or even any name at … Continue reading Day 29-30: Vietnam Railways from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City Part 1