Saigon’s First River Bus Line is bearing the number 01 has four daily shipments and one for reserve, capacity is 80 passengers.
On 21st of August 2017, the first river bus in Ho Chi Minh City was officially launched.
This river bus project is expected to help reduce traffic jam in the city.
At the beginning, 2 lines will be put into operation. Line 1 Bach Dang – Linh Dong, distance is 10.8 kilometers long, running through Binh Thanh District, District 2 and Thu Duc District. Line 2 Bach Dang – Lo Gom, distance is 10.3 kilometers long running through District 1,4,5,6 and 8.
Line 2 Bach Dang – Lo Gom will be ready in 2018.
Travel time between first and last stop is 30 minutes. Fare is VND15,000/time.
Inside captain’s cabin.
Parking lots also were prepared in every stops to serve passengers.
The introduction of the river bus service will provide another kind of transport for local people and tourists , reduce the number of vehicles on the road and traffic jams.
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