Enhancing safety and capacity are the top priorities for the railway sector as it receives a much-needed package of 7 trillion VND (around 308 million USD) from the State budget.
The Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway has been connected to the national power grid since the beginning of July for its trial operation this month.
Vietnam Railways (VNR) has suspended the officers, chiefs and drivers responsible for two train accidents in Thanh Hoa and Quang Nam provinces recently.
Artists of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea worked together to turn the walls of the railway viaduct on Phung Hung Street in downtown Hanoi into pieces of art.
PSNews - The Vietnam Railway officially put the automatic ticket gates into operation in order to improve customer service and ensure security, order and safety at the stations.
A Hanoi railway project's cost has fallen by VND5.8trn (USD256m) after a review proved that estimates for many projects weren’t accurate.
The State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) will audit urban railway projects which are underway in Hanoi and HCMC.
Hanoi will invest in 10 urban railway routes from now until 2030 with total funds of more than US$40 billion.
PSNews-The Railway Project Management Unit (under the Ministry of Transport) started to open the La Khe Station of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project to the public for one month to help people have a closer look at the station, train and the models of all stations along the route.
PSNews-The Da Nang Municipal Police announced adecision by the city’s Police Chief on establishing the Railway Police Squadunder the city’s Traffic Police Office.
The decline of the railway’s popularity in Vietnam is not new: back in 2010, the European Union labelled rail transport as the country’s “least relevant” mode of transport.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged relevant ministries and agencies to speed up construction of two key rail projects in Hanoi.