Seven localities pilot double-decker bus service

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Ha Noi, Quang Ninh, Quang Nam, Da Nang, Thua Thien - Hue, Lam Dong, Kien Giang and Ho Chi Minh city will pilot transport services by double-decker bus, announced the Ministry of Transport.

The move starts from the final week of September and lasts for five years. 

According to the Ministry, the pilot project will facilitate transport of local people, increase traffic safety, reduce congestion and build an urban civilization. At the same time, the service is expected to satisfy tourists by saving time and money.

Earlier, Ha Noi launched the first double-decker bus named “Hop on-Hop off” on May 30th, offering its passengers a tour to 30 famous destinations of the capital.

The double-deck bus can carry 80 passengers and meets the European emission standard Euro 4.

The capital set to launch the second double-decker bus tour, named as “Thang Long - Ha Noi city tour”, on October 10th.

The 14.8 km - route runs from Con Coc flower garden (Ngo Quyen street) - Hai Ba Trung - Quang Trung - Trang Thi - Dien Bien Phu - Hoang Dieu..., operating from 09h00 to 17h30, with 30 minutes frequency.

Source: CPV