A project to upgrade and renovate the railway route that connects Vietnam’s south-central coastal city of Nha Trang and its southern economic hub Ho Chi Minh City kicked off on Thursday, the last day of the seven-day Tet break (2023…
Vietnam asked Japan for the second time Friday for support in building a north-south high-speed railway.
Vietnam’s Transport Ministry will carry out five projects within the first quarter to upgrade the North-South railway at a cost of VND5 trillion ($213 million).
A feasibility study has been done for a high-speed rail link between Ho Chi Minh City and its neighbors in the Mekong Delta.
Among other things, the country’s land acquisition procedures are creaky, opaque, and difficult to appeal.
Preliminary planning for the 392 km-long (244 miles) Lao Cai-Hanoi–Haiphong standard gauge railway was finished in 2019 having first been mentioned in 2015. Once constructed, it will link the capital of China’s southwestern Yunnan province to one of Vietnam’s busiest…
A 250-kilometer-per-hour railroad line that can transport both passengers and cargo is more desirable than passengers-only bullet trains, but will have higher technical requirements and cost more, experts said.
Multiple railway projects are seeing slow progress due to several issues, including lack of capital, approval processes and contract difficulties.
Hanoi is considering the construction of the 6th metro route from its Noi Bai international airport to a new urban area to the west of Ngoc Hoi Commune of Thanh Tri District.
Ho Chi Minh City’s second metro line project is getting into a rut left by the city’s first metro line project as loan contracts for it expire while construction has yet to start.
People are increasingly using the Hanoi metro, with 31,020 traveling by it on Monday, the highest number recorded on a weekday.
Authorities in Vietnam’s capital have ordered the temporary closure of one of the city’s most popular attractions, a 300-meter stretch of railway narrowly bordered by cafes, restaurants and shops.
The Hanoi administration has asked to delay completion of the Nhon-Hanoi Station metro route from this year to 2027 and increase its outlay by VND1.9 trillion ($80.77 million).
The Laos-Vietnam railway is a proposed railway project aimed to further boost Vietnam-Laos trade ties.
The railway infrastructure of Hanoi and Giap Bat train stations will be relocated to make room for the Yen Vien-Ngoc Hoi metro line, the transport ministry says.
The project was rejected a decade ago due to its eye-watering cost. Are things any different now ?
Vietnam is considering building a high-speed railway that runs along the country’s length with a possible price tag of up to $58.7 billion, the government said on Sunday.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Friday requested the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) to support Vietnam in building a north-south high speed railway.
Hanoi’s Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line had a deficit of VND54 billion ($2.35 million) in its first year in operation. This does not call for any breast beating.
Hanoi Metro Company, which operates the Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line, has reported a loss of VND54 billion ($2.32 million) since putting the line into operation in November last year.
The Yen Vien-Ngoc Hoi railway line in Hanoi was approved in 2004 with a bridge to replace Long Bien, but construction has yet to start.
Construction of HCMC’s Metro Line No. 2 has been rescheduled to 2025 instead of starting this year as the city needs to find a new consultant.
HCMC’s first metro line has been a long time coming, and it is yet to arrive, a full decade after work began on the project.
Tickets for riding Ho Chi Minh City’s metro line No. 1 will range from VND9,000-23,000 ($0.39-1) per trip, as suggested by the project’s investor.
Trains will run on a trial scheme along separate sections of Ho Chi Minh City’s metro line No.1 before hitting the entire route by this year’s end.
The Hanoi Party Committee Secretary has called for speeding up work on the elevated section of the Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station to complete it by next year.