In recent days, many people passing by the Long Bien Bridge have been surprised to see the station donning new appearance (Photo: VNA)

In recent days, many people passing by the Long Bien Bridge have been surprised to see the station donning new appearance (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien station has not been repaired since 1997. This is the largest restoration of this station after more than 20 years (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien station has not been repaired since 1997. This is the largest restoration of this station after more than 20 years (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station has been renovated in the style of French neoclassical architecture (Photo: VNA) 

Long Bien Station has been renovated in the style of French neoclassical architecture (Photo: VNA) 

The newly renovated Long Bien Station was officially put into use in August (Photo: VNA)

The newly renovated Long Bien Station was officially put into use in August (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station is the starting point for trains departing from Hanoi to Hai Phong, Thai Nguyen, Lao Cai and Dong Dang (Lang Son) (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station is the starting point for trains departing from Hanoi to Hai Phong, Thai Nguyen, Lao Cai and Dong Dang (Lang Son) (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station is a quite famous tourist attraction in Hanoi. Due to the narrow terrain, the entrance to Long Bien Station for train passengers is very unique (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station is a quite famous tourist attraction in Hanoi. Due to the narrow terrain, the entrance to Long Bien Station for train passengers is very unique (Photo: VNA)

 
Long Bien Station has been in operation since 1902, nearly 120 years, every day it welcomes about 28 trains back and forth (Photo: VNA)

Long Bien Station has been in operation since 1902, nearly 120 years, every day it welcomes about 28 trains back and forth (Photo: VNA)

The entire area inside the station is replaced with all the doors, windows with neoclassical architecture with lighting systems, wooden ticketing counters (Photo: VNA)

The entire area inside the station is replaced with all the doors, windows with neoclassical architecture with lighting systems, wooden ticketing counters (Photo: VNA)

The signal system, electronic LED bulletin board, seats and televisions serving passengers in the waiting room have been fully upgraded (Photo: VNA)

The signal system, electronic LED bulletin board, seats and televisions serving passengers in the waiting room have been fully upgraded (Photo: VNA)

After the miraculous 'makeover', Long Bien station is expected to be an attractive destination for travelers who want to explore a strange and familiar view of Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

After the miraculous 'makeover', Long Bien station is expected to be an attractive destination for travelers who want to explore a strange and familiar view of Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

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