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.
Vu Hong Truong, director of Hanoi Metro Company, said that they were not ready to open the Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line yet and he had never said that the first commercial run would be on April 1.
Thirty-seven train drivers for the Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro route in Hanoi have been sent to China for training courses as the line is scheduled to begin services in April 2019.
Traffic jam continue to be a big issue for Hanoi despite heavy investment in transport infrastructure in the city. The problem was the focus of a workshop held in Hanoi on October 24.
Hanoi led Vietnam in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow in the first nine months of 2018 with more than US$6.26 billion, a 5.4-fold rise from the same period last year, according to a local official.
VOV.VN - The 13km-long Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway, Hanoi’s first urban railway project, began trial operations on September 20.
VOV.VN - The first test run of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway line from Cat Linh Station to Yen Nghia Station was successfully completed on August 9.
The Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway has been connected to the national power grid since the beginning of July for its trial operation this month.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has requested the railway management board to work closely with contractors to put Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway into trial operation in August.
On January 10, Hanoi started putting up traffic signs banning contract cars under 9 seats from operating along roads off-limits to traditional taxis.
The test run of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project, the first of its kind in Hanoi, has been delayed until September 2, 2018, after it missed a scheduled test in October.
The plan for the trial run of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project, Hanoi’s first metro line, must be rebuilt as the date for the test run in October has passed, according to Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Ngoc Dong.
VOV.VN - Here’s an up-close look at the La Khe Station that has just been opened for tours by the Ministry of Transport.
VOV.VN - The first station of Hanoi’s snazzy new urban railway station that’s a tad overbudget and behind schedule has been completed and is now open for tours, says the Hanoi Metro, reports Zing.
VOV.VN - Construction of La Khe station was completed and the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban skytrain project in Hanoi is taking shape
The Government has told the Ministry of Transport (MoT) to put the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway into operation by the first quarter of 2018.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged relevant ministries and agencies to speed up construction of two key rail projects in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Just recently construction of the Phu Luong (Ha Dong) depot was completed and the Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway project in Hanoi is really starting to take shape.
The Cat Linh – Ha Dong elevated urban railway in Hanoi will begin its test run, expected to last between three and six months, on October 1.
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.