North-South high-speed railway

Update news North-South high-speed railway

The Politburo will decide on the development of a North-South high-speed railway in September, which was previously turned down by the National Assembly in 2010.

Transport Ministry to submit US$58bil. north-south high-speed railway project to Politburo

According to the Ministry of Transport (MOT), the North-South high-speed railway project is expected to be submitted to the Politburo in September.

North-South high-speed railway to be core part of national transport system

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Ministry of Transport to propose a feasible plan for the North-South high-speed railway, considering this the backbone of the national strategy on railway development by 2050.

Transport ministry to prioritise investment in expressway in 2020

The Ministry of Transport will prioritise investment in building expressways in 2020 to improve connection between economic centres, regions, and industrial parks, as well as ensure traffic safety, Minister Nguyen Van The said.

Concerns raised over Vietnam’s North-South high-speed project

The tentative total investment for the North-South high-speed railway, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, is about $26 billion, $32.7 billion less than the previous proposal by the Ministry of Transport.