railway accidents

Update news railway accidents

A passenger train en route from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City crashed into a lorry carrying timber on January 27, leaving two cars off tracks.

PM approves plan to close illegal level crossings

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday approved the Vietnam Railway Corporation (VNR)’s plan to close illegal level crossings in crowded residential areas by the end of this year.

 

Vietnamese risk their lives in front of trains

Many people ignore the warning of railway security staff to cross the barrier at the intersection point between the railway and the road on Highway 21B in Ha Dong, Hanoi when the train is coming.

Road accidents down, rail mishaps increase

 VietNamNet Bridge – A car crash killed three people on National Highway 1A in Ha Binh Commune in the central province of Thanh Hoa early yesterday, July 19.

Disabled man saves lives at ‘point of death'

VietNamNet Bridge – Saddened by fatal accidents at an unmanned railway crossing near his house, Nguyen Van Xa decided to ignore his disability, age, failing health and public skepticism to become a self-appointed guard.