Bumps ahead for the giants of transport

Bumps ahead for the giants of transport

After enduring months of losses, state-owned transport giants Vietnam Railways and Vietnam Airlines are pinning hopes on a financial lifebuoy to recover from the incurred losses – but even significant support may not be enough for them.
Vietnam Railways strengthens cargo transportation to ease losses

Vietnam Railways strengthens cargo transportation to ease losses

VNR is enhancing cargo transportation to ease losses from passenger transportation as COVID-19 continues to hurt the industry.
Cooperation plans still on hold amid railway system revamp

Cooperation plans still on hold amid railway system revamp

While state-owned giant Vietnam Railways’ new restructuring plan is expected to leverage private investment in the ailing railway industry, the track to prosperity remains steep.
Vietnam Railways saved with allocation of maintenance funding

Vietnam Railways saved with allocation of maintenance funding

The railway industry is now back on a firm track as the prolonged troubles over state funding for railway maintenance have been averted.
Transport enterprises suffer heavy losses

Transport enterprises suffer heavy losses

Four COVID-19 outbreaks in a single year have pushed transport businesses deeper into losses.
Creaking infrastructure bites into rail network’s potential

Creaking infrastructure bites into rail network’s potential

As there is yet to have a solution to the long-existed allocation of state funding for railway maintenance, stakeholders are expected to face possible hardships if trains are derailed, urging the government to soon take actions to help the industry sidestep the impasses.
Cross-border railway hopes remain stuck on the tracks

Cross-border railway hopes remain stuck on the tracks

The dream of state-owned railway giant Vietnam Railways to develop an Asia-Europe railway link could go nowhere unless a breakthrough change in state policy emerges to open the door for domestic and international private ventures.
VNR plans new railway stations to increase connectivity 

VNR plans new railway stations to increase connectivity 

Vietnam Railways is planning to build new railway stations, warehouses, and logistics areas to increase connectivity with IPs and other means of transport.
Transport enterprises adjust to grab profits

Transport enterprises adjust to grab profits

Amid serious impacts on business from COVID-19, Vietnam’s state-owned transport giants like Vietnam Railways, Vietnam Maritime Corporation, and Vietnam Airlines have been setting focus on new areas in a bid to minimise losses.
EU competitors in railway public procurement mix

EU competitors in railway public procurement mix

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement is opening new doors for EU contractors in the Vietnamese government procurement in the railway sector, and new scenarios for domestic firms, too...
Vietnam Railways launches ticket purchase and payment app

Vietnam Railways launches ticket purchase and payment app

VNR will officially launch an app for online ticket sales and payment on July 15 to improve service quality and convenience for passengers.
Vietnam Railways bets on upgrades

Vietnam Railways bets on upgrades

In the wake of the positive impact of digitalisation, state-owned railway giant Vietnam Railways is focusing more on technology application as a way to increase both customer experience and operational efficiency.
Transport giants clamour for government support

Transport giants clamour for government support

Despite the supporting policies soon ahead, state-owned transport giants will take some time to recover from the global health crisis as a fault in global supply chains remains apparent.
Transport mainstays in call for policy backing

Transport mainstays in call for policy backing

State-owned transport giants Airports Corporation of Vietnam, Vietnam Airlines, Vietnam Railways, and Vietnam Maritime Corporation suffered all-time biggest losses in the first quarter of 2020 due to COVID-19 and are trying in vain to recover, seeking for rapid supporting policies from the government.
Vietnam Railways only operates a couple of trains from April 1 on COVID-19 fight 

Vietnam Railways only operates a couple of trains from April 1 on COVID-19 fight 

State-owned railway giant Vietnam Railways is now running only a single couple of trains on the north-south network to prevent the spread of the pandemic.
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