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Hanoi’s five-year-delayed sky train misses yet another deadline as funds from China dry up

Work will not be completed until China coughs up the $250 million in ODA it agreed to loan Vietnam last year.

Driver survives after train plows through truck in Hanoi

The driver managed to jump out of the window before his vehicle was crushed to pieces.

Vietnam adds cameras, brake valves following series of train derailments

Speedy drivers and poor infrastructure were blamed for a number of incidents last month.
September 09, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

All aboard Vietnam's nostalgic North-South railway

Despite a decline in popularity, the railway still evokes memories of days gone by. 
August 19, 2017 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

Rail trip down Vietnam named one of the best in Asia

Why not roll with the flow and take the scenic route with a 1,700km train ride?
July 28, 2017 | 02:59 pm GMT+7

Revived rail link to hook up Saigon and the Mekong Delta

Saigon to Can Tho in just 45 minutes, for $3.6 billion.
July 06, 2017 | 08:35 am GMT+7

Vietnam's railway network blames budget airlines as bottom line goes south

The finger-pointing parade goes unabated in Vietnam's transport sector.
July 04, 2017 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City plans $3.6 billion rail connection with Mekong Delta

The country is trying to revive the romance and appeal of its long neglected rail network.
July 02, 2017 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

Korean railway contractor rebuked after steel bar topples from Hanoi station

Nobody was injured and no damage was caused by the four meter pipe.
June 13, 2017 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

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.
June 13, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

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