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New Saigon railway bridge hosts first test run

Saigon’s new Binh Loi Bridge, constructed to replace its 117-year old namesake, underwent its first train test run.

14 transport projects to begin this year

Fourteen rail and road projects costing VND15 trillion ($645.45 million) will start this year and be completed by 2021.

Four killed as train hits car in central Vietnam

All four occupants were killed when a car was hit by a train at a level crossing in Binh Thuan Province on Wednesday.
July 31, 2019 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Transport Ministry presents two high-speed railway options

The Ministry of Transport has proposed two options for the North-South high-speed railway with differences in speed and price tags.
July 17, 2019 | 08:59 am GMT+7

A 350 kph train is fast, but where will it get Vietnam?

With the trans-Vietnam high-speed rail route back in the limelight, a senior expert suggests a lower-speed train that can carry both cargo and passengers.
July 14, 2019 | 10:21 am GMT+7

PM sets up appraisal council for high-speed railway project

An appraisal council with representatives of several ministries and provinces will study afresh the controversial North-South high-speed railway.
July 13, 2019 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

North-South high speed railway can cost $32 billion less: Ministry

Using different routes and speeds, two ministries have North-South high speed railway cost estimates that differ by a whopping $32 billion.
July 10, 2019 | 08:30 am GMT+7

Lawmakers urge greater investment in Mekong Delta transport

Legislators have called for greater transport connectivity between Mekong Delta provinces and localities like HCMC.
June 04, 2019 | 06:19 pm GMT+7

Hanoi to inspect 3,500 houses, buildings near metro line construction site

Authorities in Hanoi will inspect 3,500 houses and other buildings to serve construction of underground stations for its second metro line.
May 30, 2019 | 06:49 pm GMT+7

Hanoi metro inauguration delayed yet again

Hanoi’s first metro service failed to roll at the end of April as planned since construction is still not complete.
April 30, 2019 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Hanoi reclaims arches under Old Quarter bridge

A total of 127 arches built by the French a century ago are to be opened to make room for cultural and commercial purposes, officials said.
April 27, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam greenlights $84 million upgrade of transnational railroad

The Ministry of Transport has approved a VND1.95 trillion ($84 million) upgrade of the transnational north-south railroad route.
April 23, 2019 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated on Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the Southeast Asian neighbours.
April 22, 2019 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans new northern railroad route to China

Vietnam is considering building a railroad route connecting Hanoi with a Chinese border county.
March 14, 2019 | 10:13 am GMT+7

Chinese contractor of Hanoi metro line wants official launch in April

The Chinese company building the long-delayed Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line in Hanoi wants it to begin commercial operations in April.
February 15, 2019 | 09:11 am GMT+7
 
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