PM: railway system needs to be upgraded

PM: railway system needs to be upgraded

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 28 stressed the need for the railway system to be upgraded in order to serve national development.
MoT asks for solutions to repay Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway debt

MoT asks for solutions to repay Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway debt

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked the Government for advice over a loan owed to China for the long-delayed and still not yet operational Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project.
Cat Linh-Ha Dong trains receive temporary registration certificates

Cat Linh-Ha Dong trains receive temporary registration certificates

The Vietnam Register (VR) announced that it had issued temporary registration certificates for 13 trains of the long-delayed Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project.
French consultants hired to assess Hanoi’s first metro project

French consultants hired to assess Hanoi’s first metro project

The Ministry of Transport has hired French safety consultants to oversee the final stages of Hanoi's first metro project, the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban elevated railway.
Hanoi seeks to fund urban railway project with ODA, preferential loans

Hanoi seeks to fund urban railway project with ODA, preferential loans

The People’s Committee of Hanoi has proposed the municipal People’s Council add the urban railway project No 3 to the list of projects funded by official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans from foreign donors. 
Five metro line projects report a cost overrun of $3.47 billion

Five metro line projects report a cost overrun of $3.47 billion

The total investment of the five metro line projects in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City increased by VND80 trillion ($3.47 billion) against initial expectations.
Hanoi's Tran Hung Dao Street to be narrowed for urban railway station

Hanoi's Tran Hung Dao Street to be narrowed for urban railway station

About 200 metres of Tran Hung Dạo Street from Le Duan Street to Yet Kieu Street in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem District will be narrowed to make room for the construction of Nhon- Hanoi Railway Station on the city’s new urban railway route in the next few days.
Hanoi’s first metro line to be put into operation from April

Hanoi’s first metro line to be put into operation from April

Hanoi’s long-delayed Cat Linh-Hadong metro line, which is developed by a Chinese company, is expected to start commercial operations in April.
Urban railway no threat to bike firms

Urban railway no threat to bike firms

Even as urban railways are going into operation, expected to replace motorbikes as the key means of transport in Vietnam, motorbike manufacturers remain confident in local business prospects. Huong Anh reports.
Cat Linh-Hadong elevated urban railway first test run

Cat Linh-Hadong elevated urban railway first test run

Five trains of Cat Linh-Hadong urban railway have undertook a test run this morning after seven years of construction.
Cat Linh-Hadong elevated railway to go into trial operation in August

Cat Linh-Hadong elevated railway to go into trial operation in August

The railway management board will cooperate with contractors to put the Cat Linh-Hadong elevated railway into trial operation in August.
Transport minister: no more delays at Cat Linh-Hadong metro

Transport minister: no more delays at Cat Linh-Hadong metro

The Cat Linh-Hadong elevated urban railway will be put into trial operation in October 2018 without any more delays.
Cat Linh-Hadong metro clears legal barriers

Cat Linh-Hadong metro clears legal barriers

Clearing the legal problems related to an additional loan, the Cat Linh-Hadong metro line is planned to begin trial operations in this September.
Vingroup and T&T build investment dossiers for urban railway projects

Vingroup and T&T build investment dossiers for urban railway projects

Vingroup and T&T Group are permitted to compile investment dossiers on three of the ten urban railway projects to be constructed until 2025.