Hue Station was built in 1902 and opened to the public in 1906 by French colonial. The architecture of the station bears strongly that of France and is a spot light of Hue City. From then on, Hue Station plays a very important role in the transport system and the development of the economy of Hue City specifically and Vietnam in general. During war time, Hue Station is a critical hub transporting Vietnamese army and revolutionary organizations to the South contributing to the liberation of the country. Since 1945, Hue Station has been named Tran Van Cao Station.