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​​Ho Chi Minh City’s maiden water bus on first day of operation

Friday, December 01, 2017, 07:12 GMT+7
Residents wait for the waterbus at
Residents wait for the waterbus at
Thanh Da Station in Binh Thanh District.
The Thanh Da stop is connected with a local bus route.
Thanh Da Station in Binh Thanh District. The Thanh Da stop is connected with a local bus route.
Boats dock at Linh Dong Station in Thu Duc District, the final stop of the water bus route No. 1.
Boats dock at Linh Dong Station in Thu Duc District, the final stop of the water bus route No. 1.
A boat docks at Binh An Station in District 2.
A boat docks at Binh An Station in District 2.
Passengers read the instructions on the river bus.
Passengers read the instructions on the river bus.
Bui Xuan Cuong, director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport, talks to passenger on the river bus.
Bui Xuan Cuong, director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport, talks to passenger on the river bus.
Passengers at Bach Dang Station on November 25, 2017
Passengers at Bach Dang Station on November 25, 2017
A captain steers the boat along the route No. 1.
A captain steers the boat along the route No. 1.
A boat operates along the waterbus route No. 1.
A boat operates along the waterbus route No. 1.
An employee provides guidelines for passengers at the ticket booth.
An employee provides guidelines for passengers at the ticket booth.
The entrance of Bach Dang Station
The entrance of Bach Dang Station
The river bus stop at Bach Dang Wharf is seen from above.
The river bus stop at Bach Dang Wharf is seen from above.
Two boats are ready for the operation of the river bus route No. 1 at Bach Dang Wharf in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, on November 25, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Two boats are ready for the operation of the river bus route No. 1 at Bach Dang Wharf in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, on November 25, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre
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