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Chapa Express Train, Hanoi

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#81 of 84 in Transportation in Hanoi
Chapa Express Train is one of the newest train in Vietnam, foundation by National Petrol Corporation and People’s Committee of Lao Cai province on April, 2013. But till June, 2014, Chapa Train just began to run Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi route officially with the new coaches, luxury furniture and all conveniences. Chapa Train has one coaches (each way) with 07 cabins designed the wood-paneling cabins, air-conditional, reading lights, specially is mattress will be remove after each journey. On Chapa Train, WC is so clearly and separate in end of coach. First-aid box and Hot-Water heater will be served free on board. Staff team of Chapa train trained about language and skills, they can help you until you leave train. Each passenger has drink, cold towel, toothpaste with free in your cabin.
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  • What a great way to travel. Our taxi dropped us at the wrong train station, but Chapa were great and got us to the train. We had a 4 berth deluxe that I booked online. We got water, soft drink...  more »
  • Not sure why there are so many mixed reviews on these overnight trains to Sapa, but my family had a wonderful time on Chapa Express. We were with two other families, for a total of 13 people. Each.....  more »
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  • Wow, quite an experience, and probably the worst night sleep I had in the whole trip. Very bumpy, and sways vertically and horizontally to rather an alarming degree. Typical train noise I accept, but there was an alarming sound everytime the train took a slight direction change. Rather like a sledgehammer being repeatedly hammered on the bottom of the carridge. Probably happened every twenty seconds. Didn't help that at 3am the stewards rapped on the door to let someone else in when,even though there were plenty of empty cabins, I guess it for convenience for clearing up. And speaking of the stewards, they should try to talk quietly while at work and not shout to each other repeatedly along the corridor throughout the night. There are many excellent and cheaper overnight buses.
  • The cabins were pretty but it didn't have much space

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