VOV.VN - A group of 23 Chinese experts have started work on the long-delayed Cat Linh – Ha Dong urban railway line in Hanoi after successfully undergoing a 14-day quarantine period as part of the entry procedures into the country due to measures against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Hanoi is striving to bring damage caused by COVID-19 to the lowest by taking concerted measures devised by the Government and local authorities, said Politburo member Vuong Dinh Hue, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, at an online meeting on April 10.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung hosted a reception for Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo in Hanoi on January 21, during which he highlighted China as the biggest import market and the second largest export market of Vietnam.
Permanent members of the Government looked into major transport projects during their meeting in Hanoi on September 12, which was chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Transport Minister Nguyen Van The has asked for the prompt operation of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated urban railway in the capital city of Hanoi, saying that it is of important significance for cooperation between Vietnam and China.
The equipment installation of Hanoi’s Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway line is expected to be done by May 30 and basic construction of its stations will be completed a month later, according to the contractor.
The Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway line, the first of its kind in the capital city of Hanoi, will start its test run on September 2, the project management board said on March 30.
Four trains which will be used for Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway have been delivered to Hanoi.
VOV.VN - On February 20: Workers are putting finishing touches to their preparations to lift the first carriage to the elevated railway that passes by La Khe station over Quang Trung Str, Ha Dong district.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked China Railway Sixth Group Co. Ltd, the main contractor of Hanoi’s Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway project, to promptly address existing problems to ensure the project’s scheduled progress.
Hanoi’s first urban railway running from Cat Linh to Ha Dong will be inaugurated in late December this year, according to the Ministry of Transport.