Tag railway
Sort by: Newest   | Oldest

Korean railway contractor rebuked after steel bar topples from Hanoi station

Nobody was injured and no damage was caused by the four meter pipe.

Losing track: Vietnam’s ailing railway network

The glory days and romance have been left by the tracks along one of the first railway networks in Asia.

In the age of cheap air travel, Hanoi's train factory fades from glory

'If rail transportation isn't developed, then the railway industry cannot be revived.'
June 10, 2017 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Rail track crack delays train in northern Vietnam

A train carrying 1,100 passengers was notified of the crack just in time.
April 30, 2017 | 09:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam may need $2.2 bln to keep railways safe

It will be 'extremely difficult' to reclaim the safety corridor for train tracks because people have been living alongside them for so long, an official said.
April 14, 2017 | 08:28 pm GMT+7

In Hanoi, train tracks are just your front yard

Safety barriers are just for show as locals keep walking the line between life and death.
April 05, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

First look at Saigon–Nha Trang 5-star train

Stretch out in style and enjoy the comfortable seats and clean toilets on the nine-hour journey.
February 22, 2017 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

Truck, train collide in central Vietnam, killing three

A loaded truck hit a train when crossing the railway.
February 20, 2017 | 07:09 pm GMT+7

Rail safety off the tracks with 43 train collisions recorded in January

19 died in accidents mostly at crossroads at the start of the year.
February 07, 2017 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

Rail safety concerns heightened after fatal train collision

It remains to be seen whether the recent accident will turn into another forgotten tragedy.
October 27, 2016 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Train crash in Central Vietnam severs North-South railway

At around 8:00 p.m. the train crashed sending four compartments tumbling off the track.
October 20, 2016 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam revisits $56 billion plan for north-south express railway

If approved, trains could be steaming at 350kph by 2050.
October 17, 2016 | 01:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's budget airlines soar past passenger trains

Despite holding a monopoly on the market, Vietnam Railways has been derailed by air transport.
August 26, 2016 | 12:19 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's north-south railway artery reopens after bridge collapse

The Ghenh Bridge, Vietnam’s main railway link between the north and the south, has been reopened after being closed for the last three months for repairs.
June 25, 2016 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Deputy PM urges swift repairs to vital railway bridge

Repairs to the Ghenh Bridge that stretches across the Dong Nai River need to be completed 15 days earlier than previously planned so the bridge can reopen by early July, said ...
April 04, 2016 | 11:20 am GMT+7