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  • bliprogers

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    Love this site....

    Anyway, recently spoke to a few people back from travelling who had bought a very cheap train ticket from Hanoi to Saigon and could hop on and off as they chose, is this true and how can i get more info??

    Checked seat61.com for train info and it claims this is not possible

    #1 Posted: 8/7/2006 - 06:04

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  • somtam2000

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    Hi bliprogers,

    I've not heard of that -- are you sure you're not confusing it with the "Open Tours" minibus system which runs just as you describe?

    I've also taken a look through the Vietnam Railways site and couldn't see any mention of it.

    If you do find out more, please post it here!

    #2 Posted: 8/7/2006 - 07:46

  • ReneHanoi

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    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Somtam's right, you're talking about the "Open Tour" backpackers bus system. Trains are slow, not that cheap and certainly not that flexible.

    #3 Posted: 8/7/2006 - 08:36

  • bliprogers

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    Cheers, it appears it was the bus.....!!! Cheers

    #4 Posted: 13/7/2006 - 17:36

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