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The train is scheduled to depart from Hanoi railway station at 07:05 PM for Gia Lam railway station and back at 10:25 PM. In the photo is one of the few steam locomotives left in Vietnam, at Gia Lam train factory, which were replaced with electric and diesel locomotives in the 1990s. (Photo: VTC News)
The train connects the two sides of the Red River, departing from the Hanoi Railway Station and crossing the 120-year-old Long Bien bridge, before arriving at Gia Lam railway station. From there, passengers can walk to the nearby Gia Lam train factory. (Photo: VTC News)
The train factory was converted into a community space, with booths displaying products from various brands and fields, including handicrafts, fashion, and marketing. (Photo: VTC News)
Visitors can experience first-hand one of the first steam locomotives in Vietnam, which is also an iconic symbol of the Vietnamese railway industry. (Photo: VTC News)
The steam locomotive was manufactured in the 1960s by Vietnamese and foreign engineers at Gia Lam train factory. (Photo: VTC News)
A series of music and art performances, as well as an exhibition on the station's history, are held at the venue. (Photo: VTC News)
Gia Lam train factory is re-designed into a venue for 16 exhibitions with unique visual effects and installation artworks. (Photo: VTC News)
An installation art exhibition titled "The Call" by artist Thu Tran features 40m - 60m long strips of paintings hung across the ceiling. (Photo: VTC News)
Three-dimensional paintings and virtual tours using new technologies offer visitors an immersive experience at the exhibitions. (Photo: VTC News)
The festival is jointly organized by the municipal People’s Committee, the Architecture Magazine under the Vietnam Association of Architects, the municipal Department of Culture and Sports with the support of UNESCO Office in Hanoi, the UN Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat), international partners, creators, and artists. (Photo VTC News)

80-year-old train re-awakened, departing from Hanoi for “exhibition of wonders“

(VOVWORLD) - Tourists flocked to the Hanoi Railway Station on Saturday to experience a ride on a special train departing for Gia Lam train factory, where the Hanoi Creative Design Festival 2023 is being held.