6 main railway lines in Vietnam

March 4, 2019

How is railway network in Vietnam? The total length of the Vietnamese railway network has almost 2,600 kilometers (1,600 mi). Base on the passenger service provided by Vietnam Railways, the state-owned operator of the railway system in Vietnam, I organized the 6 major railway lines as below.

s1 Hanoi to Saigon

s1 Hanoi to Da Nang

s1 Hanoi to Vinh

s1 Hue to Saigon

s1 Nha Trang to Saigon

s1 Phan Thiết to Saigon

s1 Quy Nhơn to Saigon

n1 Saigon to Hanoi

n1 Da Nang to Hanoi

n1 Vinh to Hanoi

n1 Saigon to Hue

n1 Saigon to Nha Trang

n1 Saigon to Phan Thiết

n1 Saigon to Quy Nhơn

w2 Hanoi to Lào Cai

w2 Hanoi to Yên Bái

e2 Lào Cai to Hanoi

e2 Yên Bái to Hanoi

n3 Hanoi to Đồng Đăng

s3 Đồng Đăng to Hanoi

e4 Yên Viên to Hạ Long

w4 Hạ Long to Yên Viên

e5 Hanoi to Hải Phòng

w5 Hải Phòng to Hanoi

n6 Hanoi to Quán Triều

s6 Quán Triều to Hanoi


1

North - South Railway

Vietnam railway Hanoi to Saigon
Established1936
Length1,726 km
GaugeMetre gauge
1-s1

Hanoi to Saigon

to south

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-s2

Hanoi to Da Nang

to south

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-s3

Hanoi to Vinh

to south

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-s4

Hue to Saigon

to south

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-s5

Nha Trang to Saigon

to south

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-s6

Phan Thiết to Saigon

to south

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-s7

Quy Nhơn to Saigon

to south

stops

Day Station Arrived km

1-n1

Saigon to Hanoi

to north

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-n2

Da Nang to Hanoi

to north

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-n3

Vinh to Hanoi

to north

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-n4

Saigon to Hue

to north

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-n5

Saigon to Nha Trang

to north

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-n6

Saigon to Phan Thiết

to north

stops

Day Station Arrived km
1-n7

Saigon to Quy Nhơn

to north

stops

Day Station Arrived km

2

Hanoi - Lào Cai Railway

Vietnam railway Hanoi to Saigon
Established1906
Length296 km
GaugeMetre gauge
2-w1

Hanoi to Lào Cai

to west

stops

Day Station Arrived km
2-w2

Hanoi to Yên Bái

to west

stops

Day Station Arrived km
2-e1

Lào Cai to Hanoi

to east

stops

Day Station Arrived km
2-e2

Yên Bái to Hanoi

to east

stops

Day Station Arrived km

3

Hanoi - Đồng Đăng Railway

Vietnam railway Hanoi to Saigon
Established1902
Length163 km
GaugeMixed gauge
3-n1

Hanoi to Đồng Đăng

to north

stops

Day Station Arrived km
3-s1

Đồng Đăng to Hanoi

to south

stops

Day Station Arrived km

4

Yên Viên - Hạ Long Railway

Vietnam railway Hanoi to Saigon

This line combines Hanoi - Đồng Đăng Railway and Kép–Hạ Long Railway, connect stations between Yên Viên and Hạ Long

Kép–Hạ Long Railway
Established1950s
Length106 km
GaugeStandard gauge
4-e1

Yên Viên to Hạ Long

to east

stops

Day Station Arrived km
4-w1

Hạ Long to Yên Viên

to west

stops

Day Station Arrived km

5

Hanoi - Haiphong Railway

Vietnam railway Hanoi to Saigon
Established1902
Length102 km
GaugeMetre gauge
5-e1

Hanoi to Hải Phòng

to east

stops

Day Station Arrived km
5-w1

Hải Phòng to Hanoi

to west

stops

Day Station Arrived km

6

Hanoi - Thái Nguyên Railway

Vietnam railway Hanoi to Saigon
Established1962
Length75 km
GaugeMixed gauge
6-n1

Hanoi to Quán Triều

to north

stops

Day Station Arrived km
6-s1

Quán Triều to Hanoi

to south

stops

Day Station Arrived km

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