Tram project for Hanoi’s Old Quarter put in operation

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Hoan Kiem LakeOn July 17, the People’s Committee in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem district opened a pilot tram project to serve tourists visiting the capital city’s Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake. In the first phase of the project, the Dong Xuan Joint Stock Company, a project investor purchased 12 trams with the capacity of 8 passengers each to meet tourist requirements for sightseeing and reduce traffic in the capital city which will also protect the environment. The trams will start from a station in Dinh Tien Hoang street to take tourists to historical sites, the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake. Tickets are priced at VND15,000 per person.