Experience one of the world's greatest train journeys in Vietnam

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The Stylist, a Free Women's Weekly Magazine in the UK, just released their rounded up list of the world's greatest train trips which included the railway connected from North to South Vietnam.

North - South Railway ("Đường sắt Bắc-Nam") or Unification Railway ("Đường sắt Thống Nhất") is the national principal railway system operated by the state-owned corporation. The 1072-mile single-track line starts from Hanoi Capital and ends in Ho Chi Minh City. This train goes through 21 provinces and cities of Vietnam including many famous tourism destinations such as Ninh Binh, Quang Binh, Hue, Da Nang and Nha Trang. On the journey through north to south of this S-shaped country, passengers will expericence one of the world's greatest train journeys with amazing mountains scenery and peaceful endless green paddy fields. Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Peninsula (near Hue) are highlights of the trip.

Top 12 of the world's greatest train journeys by Stylist Magazine:

1. Tren Crucero, Quito to Guayaquil (Ecuador)

2. Andean Explorer, Cuzco to Lake Titicaca (Peru)

3. Đường sắt Bắc–Nam, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

4. Trans-Siberian Express, St Petersburg to Beijing (China)

5. Via Rail, Toronto to Vancouver (Canada)

6. The Seven Stars luxury cruise train, Kyushu (Japan)

7. The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Nantahala Gorge Excursion, North Carolina (US)

8. Bernina Express from Davos to Tirano (Italy)

9. White Pass Railroad, Bennett Scenic Journey (Alaska)

10. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver to Jasper (Canada)

11. Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz (Switzerland)

12. The North Yorkshire Moors railway, Pickering to Whitby, North Yorkshire (UK)

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