VOV.VN - Hundreds of trains throughout Vietnam have been suspended due to the destructive force of Talas, which has now been classed a tropical storm, the Vietnam News Agency has reported.
The modest investment in railways in the last 100 years, as well as high management costs and ticket prices have pushed the railway sector into an impasse.
Transport authorities are bracing for their busiest season with the Lunar New Year travel rush just around the corner.
The Hanoi Railway Transport Joint Stock Company (Haraco) on October 11 launched the first ever non-stop cargo railway service between Hanoi’s Giap Bat station and Song Than station in the southern province of Binh Duong.
The final railway beams of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway were inserted on October 8, finishing the basic infrastructure of the skytrain project.
For the first time the tourism sector in Ho Chi Minh City has cooperated with the railway sector to open railway tours over the National Day holiday on September 2 and in the final quarter of the year.
VOV.VN - The Hanoi Railway Project Management Unit has released new photos of the progress of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway construction, which has been underway since October 2011.
Hanoi’s transportation system will get a major facelift by 2030 with a total of 18 bridges across the Red River and eight city railway routes, according to a new mater transport plan unveiled by the city authority on July 30.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a special mechanism for completion of Hanoi’s Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project in an effort to overcome numerous delays and cost overruns.
Projects on building belt roads and roads along the Hong (Red) River in Hanoi are among those calling for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) investments.
The Vietnam Railways Company and the Vietnam Post Company officially introduced an exclusive parcel carrier service on its North-South railway route at the Hanoi Railway Station in Hanoi on July 31.