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First train for second Hanoi metro to arrive next March

The Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station metro line will receive its first of 10 trains from France next March, railway authorities say.

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.

Cutting high-speed rail cost by half impossible, says consultancy

The cost of Vietnam’s first high-speed railroad cannot be cut by half even if its speed is reduced, a consultancy consortium says.
July 10, 2019 | 05:00 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

Dong Dang railway station shuts down for upcoming Trump-Kim summit

The Dong Dang railway station has been shut down for preparations, with officials and foreign news agencies spotted around the area. 
February 25, 2019 | 11:16 am GMT+7

Amazon to train Vietnamese small firms in e-commerce

Amazon will train 100 Vietnamese businesses to develop their business on its platform.
February 23, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

In the nick of time, alert railway staff save woman

Two alert railway employees pulled a fallen elderly woman to safety with just seconds to spare.
February 14, 2019 | 11:30 am GMT+7

HCMC wants first metro line finished in 2020

Ho Chi Minh City wants its first metro line’s trial run to take place by October next year despite funding and personnel challenges.
February 14, 2019 | 08:48 am GMT+7

117-year-old plant continues to make train cars

The Di An workshop in southern Vietnam was built by the French to serve the Indochina railroad.
February 08, 2019 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

80 percent of HCMC’s first metro line to be completed in 2019

Eighty percent of Ho Chi Minh City’s first metro route will be completed this year, the agency overseeing its construction has said.
January 28, 2019 | 10:55 am GMT+7

Six killed in train accident on bridge in Denmark

Six people were killed in a train accident on a bridge in Denmark on Wednesday, train operator DSB said.
January 02, 2019 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Saigon's first metro line off track, in crisis mode

Saigon’s first metro line, tangled in bureaucratic bungling, funding shortages and a personnel crisis, looks set to miss its 2020 deadline.
December 28, 2018 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Women in Tokyo strongly back single sex transport amid security fears

Nearly 70 percent of women in Tokyo back single sex carriages that were introduced into the city to combat groping on trains.
November 16, 2018 | 09:12 am GMT+7

Fears of financial overreach rise over Vietnam’s first high speed railway

Experts feel Vietnam can’t carry the financial burden of the high speed railway project, given significant difficulties in attracting funds.
November 14, 2018 | 08:34 am GMT+7

18 dead after train flips in Taiwan

At least 18 people have died after an express train derailed and flipped over on a popular coastal tourist route in Taiwan on Sunday.
October 22, 2018 | 08:36 am GMT+7
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