Hanoi to add more bus service for National Day holiday
|Hanoi to add more bus service for the National Day holiday. (Photo: VNA)|
The number of commuters in the period is forecast to double that of weekends, mostly on routes to amusement parks, entertainment and commercial centres, and bus terminals. The corporation will deploy nearly 700 buses to raise the daily number of bus trips.
Earlier, the municipal Department of Transport requested the Hanoi Public Transport Management Centre to closely coordinate with bus transport units to mobilize vehicles to enhance services during the holiday.
To serve the travel needs of people during the National Day holiday on September 2, Hanoi Transport Corporation has planned to increase manpower and backup vehicles, ready to release passengers at the terminals. vehicles, transfer points, and on the route when required.
According to the forecast, this year's 2/9 holiday, the number of visitors to the points and bus stations serving passengers of Hanoi Transport Corporation in the periods before and after the holiday (i.e. 31/8, 1/ 9 and 4/9) will increase by about 1.5 to 2 times higher than on weekends, focusing on bus routes connected to amusement parks, entertainment, and commercial centers such as Thu Le Park, Thong Nhat Park, West Lake Water Park, Aeon Mall Long Bien and Ha Dong, Royal City, Times City...
At bus stations, passenger traffic is concentrated on bus routes with starting and ending points connecting to bus stations (Giap Bat, My Dinh, Gia Lam, Nuoc Ngam, and Yen Nghia bus stations). or large transfer stations (Long Bien, Cau Giay, Nhon...) in the city. To ensure serving the travel needs of passengers, the Hanoi Transport Corporation has arranged human resources and backup vehicles, ready to increase passenger clearance at bus stations, transit points, and on the route. upon request.
In addition to operating according to the existing activity chart, during the holidays, the Transport Corporation increased the about 50 times of buses to relieve passengers. At the same time, the Transport Corporation also increased 638 passenger car trips for 3a stations, including Giap Bat 252 buses for Thanh Hoa, Nam Dinh, Thai Binh, Ninh Binh routes; Gia Lam increased 88 vehicle turns for Hai Phong and Quang Ninh routes; My Dinh increased 298 vehicle turns for Lao Cai, Ha Giang, Son La, Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Cao Bang, Phu Tho routes.
Previously, the Hanoi Department of Transport has requested the Hanoi Public Transport Management Center to closely coordinate with bus transport units to mobilize vehicles to enhance service to relieve passengers at the airport. intercity bus stations, transit points, and train stations during the period before and after the holiday.
At the same time, embellishing and cleaning the entire bus infrastructure system in the city, paying special attention to the routes serving passengers at intercity bus stations, station areas, and routes through the city. entertainment, entertainment, etc. In addition, to arrange additional vehicles to serve on the route through Giap Bat, Gia Lam, My Dinh, Nuoc Ngam, Yen Nghia, Son Tay, Hanoi Railway stations, and transit points. Long Bien, Cau Giay, Hoang Quoc Viet... during peak days.