Boosting international railway transport investment

Boosting international railway transport investment

The initial successes of the railway container transport network from Vietnam to Europe have inspired engagement with the international railway network.
Raft of options still to pore over for high-speed railway

Raft of options still to pore over for high-speed railway

Choices on innovative solutions, railway speed, and capital mobilisation for the North-South high-speed railway project must better accommodate Vietnam’s circumstances.
Top transport groups speed up restructure

Top transport groups speed up restructure

Various state-run transport giants in Vietnam are seeking to diversify investment sources and restructure in order to sufficiently pull out of the mire of the last couple of years.
Vietnamese and Singaporean firms partner to improve supply chain connectivity

Vietnamese and Singaporean firms partner to improve supply chain connectivity

Singapore's supply chain and logistics provider YCH has signed an MoU with Vietnam Airlines and Vietnam Railways for the Vietnam SuperPort.
Nippon Koei seeks business opportunities with Vietnam Railways

Nippon Koei seeks business opportunities with Vietnam Railways

A business group led by Hirofumi Mori, chief representative of Nippon Koei in Vietnam, on May 30 worked with state-owned railway giant Vietnam Railways (VNR) on the possibility of joining in railway projects.
Vietnam Railways returns to profit

Vietnam Railways returns to profit

After months of losses, state-owned railway giant Vietnam Railways (VNR) starts to expect a profitable year in 2022.
Ray of hope for prolonged Vietnam Railways merger

Ray of hope for prolonged Vietnam Railways merger

While state-owned Vietnam Railways has finally got government approval for the long-awaited merger of its two units, the efficiency of the action will take time to assess, along with how to deal with a labour surplus.
Outdated framework impedes rail recovery

Outdated framework impedes rail recovery

State-owned Vietnam Railways suffered severe losses during the last 18 months and now plans to cope by expanding international shipments of fruits and other agricultural products.
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.
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