Hanoi Railway Station, originally called Hang Co Railway Station. It’s built by the French in 1902. Over the centuries, Hanoi Railway Station has always been an important traffic hub of the whole country as well as capital.
How Hanoi Railway Station is unique?
Since June 1940, Ha Noi Communist Party (Ha Noi) has been established in Ha Noi to lead the railway workers against the oppression and rule of the French colonialists. During the resistance war against France, the Vietnamese contributed to the transport of goods and weapons; human resources, the strength of the army and the South resistance.
By 1955, the General Railway Department was established and the General Directorate of Railway was born. At this time belonged to the Party General Directorate of Railways consisting of 6 branches, including the Station Branch of Hanoi.
At this stage, the North stepped into economic development, wiped out the war crimes, and helped the South Vietnamese fight against the Americans and their henchmen.
Following the resistance war against the United States, along with the entire railway sector. The Hanoi Party Committee led the staff of the Hanoi Railway Station to accept all sacrifices to keep the blood vessels of the railway transported, The battlefield is big, with the spirit: “Through the river without bridges, run non-gas train.” In 1972, the American bombing of Hanoi, in which the Hanoi Railway was an important target.
But the Hanoi Party Committee and staff did not hesitate to sacrifice storage and transport of goods. train stations, train lines to ensure smooth traffic. During this period, many groups and individuals in the Railway Industry were awarded the title of hero by the Nation.
Together with the entire Railway Industry. The Party Committee of Hanoi Railway Station and all staff members of the station contributed a great part with our troops and people defeated the French colonialists, the American Empire, liberated the South and unified the country.
After the peace was restored and in the renovation period. Hanoi Railway Station was rebuilt more spacious. So the station has become an important transport hub transporting passengers and goods with 5 railway lines in the country and international transportation, to meet the needs of the people of the capital and the people of the country.
The party of the Hanoi Railway Station has been growing ever since. Now, station has 11 branches with 86 Party members, who are always pioneers, along with all employees.
With achievements in the war, peace and renewal period, Hanoi Railway Station has been awarded many noble titles by the Party and State.
- First-class Labor Medal in 2010
- Second Labor Medal in 2005.
- Second Class Labor Medal 2000.
- Certificate of the Government of the years: 1999, 2003, 2004.
- Hero of the People’s Armed Forces in 2005.brid
- The excellent emulation flag of the Ministry of Transport in 1998, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009.
- Vietnam Competitive Leading Unit: 1995, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005.
If you travel Vietnam by train from Hanoi to the North & South Vietnam. You must go to Ha Noi railway station. It’s also interesting tourist site in Hanoi where you can add to your Hanoi tour list. Where you will have chance to know more about Vietnamese history.
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