Thong Nhat trains operating between Hanoi and HCM City will follow a new schedule beginning on October 6, the Vietnam Railway Corporation has announced.

Trains SE5 and SE6 will depart at 3:45 pm, 3 hours and 20 minutes later than the current timetable. SE7 will depart from Ha Noi at 6:15 am and SE8 will depart from HCM City at 6:30am, one hour later than the current timetable.

The corporation is also planning to add more express trains to transport goods along the route in addition to its current 14 trains./.