• Short Summary

    THE MAIN LINE RAILWAY LINE BETWEEN HANOI AND VINH CITY IN NORTH VIETNAM HAS BEEN REOPENED.

  • Description

    THE MAIN LINE RAILWAY LINE BETWEEN HANOI AND VINH CITY IN NORTH VIETNAM HAS BEEN REOPENED. IT'S REPAIR IS PART OF A GENERAL RECONSTRUCTION FOR THE COUNTRY'S SYSTEM, WHICH HAS BEEN SERIOUSLY AFFECTED BY THE VIETNAM WAR.

    THE NORTH VIETNAMESE AUTHORITIES ARE ANXIOUS THAT THE RAILWAY SYSTEM SHOULD BE FULLY OPERATIONAL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. THANH HOA STATION NEAR HANOI HAS BECOME ONE OF THE MAIN DISTRIBUTION CENTRES FOR FOOD AND TIMBER SUPPLIES FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION WORK.

    NOW THAT HANOI - VINH CITY LINE, SOUTH OF THE 19TH PARALLEL, IS BACK IN OPERATION THE LINE BETWEEN HANOI AND THE CHINESE BORDER IS BEING REINFORCED HAM RON BRIDGE WHICH ALTHOUGH DAMAGED BY BOMBING, IS ONE OF THE POINTS WHERE THE LINE HAS BEEN STRENGTHENED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5OP2LC1IXFTVE79V0IEZ33N5N
    Media URN:
    VLVA5OP2LC1IXFTVE79V0IEZ33N5N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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