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.
Tag - railway
dimanche 16 avril 2017
samedi 7 janvier 2017
The country’s struggling rail transport sector continues to falter, with output and revenues of Việt Nam Railways (VNR) declining considerably, falling short of set targets.
lundi 17 octobre 2016
If approved, trains could be steaming at 350kph by 2050.
mardi 14 juin 2016
The collapse of a railway bridge near Ho Chi Minh City in March has severed the sole national route
mercredi 23 mars 2016
Trains traveling from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City have been stuck due to the collapse of the Ghenh railway bridge in the southern province of Dong Nai on Sunday.
jeudi 25 février 2016
A feasibility study for a railway linking the Lao capital of Vientiane with Vung Ang seaport in central Ha Tinh province of Vietnam has begun, a senior Lao official has said.
mercredi 24 février 2016
The Trans-Indochinois debuted in French colonial Asia 80 years ago and 40 years later it became the Reunification Express.
vendredi 29 janvier 2016
With investment of VND65 billion (over $2.9 million), a pair of Saigon-Hanoi trains numbered SE 7/8, with 59 carriages meeting 5-star standards were launched on January 26 by the Saigon Railway Transport JSC.
vendredi 22 janvier 2016
A tale of two metro lines in Vietnam’s capital has thrown sharp light on how anti-China feeling plays into a battle between economic powers for sway in this frontier market.
lundi 26 octobre 2015
Six Vietnamese railway officials stood trial Monday for allegations that they received VND11 billion (US$493,000) in bribes from a Japanese consultant of a major project funded by Japan.
mardi 29 septembre 2015
Ho Chi Minh City government has allowed a joint venture to conduct a feasibility study on a tramway line aiming to cater to 20-25 percent of the demand for public transportation.
lundi 21 septembre 2015
The modernisation of Viet Nam's railway system is projected to cost about US$5.1 billion, experts said during an event on detailed plans to upgrade the 1,726 km stretch of the North-South railway from Ha Noi to HCM City.
jeudi 27 août 2015
Railway passengers in Vietnam will be able to buy tickets through an online ticketing system that will begin operating at 2:00 am on September 1, the Vietnam Railways Corporation (VRC) said on Wednesday.
mardi 10 mars 2015
Vietnam is planning to build a new railway line for trains to run at up to 200kph – three times the current top speed – after 2020, and up to 350kph after 2050, Vietnamese media cited the country’s railway development plan as saying.
vendredi 23 janvier 2015
The head of Vietnam Railway Authority, the embattled state agency in charge of railway management in Vietnam, was found dead in his office on Thursday afternoon.
samedi 10 janvier 2015
Vietnam’s transport minister publicly criticized the management of a Chinese railway company following recent accidents at an embattled project for which it is contracted in Hanoi, Voice of America reported January 8.
dimanche 4 janvier 2015
In a bid to boost competitiveness, Vietnam's railway operators are going to install wireless Internet on several north-south express trains this month.
lundi 10 novembre 2014
A team of engineers and workers in the southern province of Binh Duong late last month completed their lengthy, painstaking restoration of a steam locomotive which will soon be tapped into for tourism.
lundi 18 août 2014
Vietnam's transport ministry has taken over management of 13 aid-funded projects from the state railway corporation following the conclusion of a lengthy bribery scandal.
jeudi 31 juillet 2014
More people are taking photo with the statue of General Tran Nguyen Han in downtown Ho Chi Minh City these days following an announcement that it will be moved to make way for a major metro hub.
samedi 26 juillet 2014
The second part of the first metro project in Vietnam – the 19.7 km Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line – broke ground in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, the HCMC Urban Railway Management Board said.
mardi 3 juin 2014
Japan has temporarily suspended official development aid to Vietnam over a bribery case, officials said Tuesday, dealing a possible blow to Tokyo's efforts to shore up its relationship with Hanoi.
dimanche 20 avril 2014
Vietnam's first inclined tramway has opened on Ba Na Mountain, some 46 kilometers southwest of the central city of Danang.
lundi 24 mars 2014
A Vietnamese railway official was suspended Sunday following Japanese media reports that a Japanese firm had paid bribes worth over US$780,000 in Vietnam to win an order for a project using Japanese official development assistance (ODA).
lundi 3 mars 2014
Hanoi mayor Nguyen The Thao became furious about the slow and delayed construction of the capital city’s first tramway at a recent meeting discussing the issue.
samedi 4 janvier 2014
Laos has broken ground on an ambitious high-speed railway project linking the country’s western border with Thailand to Vietnam and is likely to begin full construction this month, according to sources.
mercredi 14 août 2013
New draft plan includes sections of controversial express railway line already rejected by National Assembly
vendredi 28 juin 2013
HCMC – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) wants HCMC to speed up development of Metro Line No. 1 to prevent the cost from surging, said Mutsuya Mori, new chief representative of JICA in Vietnam.
For a while there, it looked like Vietnam would introduce Japanese Shinkansen train technology to connect the country's north and south in just five and a half hours. But it is not to be.
dimanche 31 mars 2013
The seven-km rail route departing from Dalat Railway Station, which was once Indochina’s most stunning railway station, will offer tourists a splendid view of some of Dalat’s spectacles and a worthwhile, relaxing experience.
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