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HCM City Urban Railways No.1 Company Limited has asked for the Prime Minister's permission to let the People’s Committee of the HCM City make an advance payment for the company’s operating costs.

Which means of transport will Hanoians use in the next five years?

Hanoi plans to build three urban railway lines in the next five years.

Hanoi to break ground on three metro lines by 2025

Hanoi is preparing to start work on three new urban railway projects by 2025, said municipal vice chairman Duong Duc Tuan.

Hanoi’s plan for underground space needs reasonable investment costs

The Hanoi Urban Planning Institute (HUPI)’s plan on underground space development will be appraised by the Hanoi Authority for Urban Planning & Architecture and submitted to the municipal authorities.

First day of commercial operations of Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line after two-week free trial

Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban rail line in Hanoi, the first metro project to be completed and running in Vietnam, officially began commercial operations on November 21, to a lesser ridership than previous days.

Hanoians eager and excited to experience the country’s first metro project after long waits

From early Saturday morning, crowds gathered at Cat Linh Metro Terminal waiting patiently to get the chance to experience first-hand the much-awaited official operations of Vietnam's first metro line.

Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line to be handed over to Hanoi on Nov 6

The Ministry of Transport will hand over the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project to the Hanoi City government on November 6 for operation.

Hanoi to offer 15-day free pass for all passengers on Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line

Hanoi will offer free travel for all passengers on its first metro line Cat Linh – Ha Dong during the first 15 days after the line is put into operation, according to Director of the city’s Department of Transport Vu Van Vien.

Cat Linh – Ha Dong Railway: debt has to be paid

As the payment of the principal under the credit agreements to fund the Cat Linh - Ha Dong railway is due, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) has begun paying debts, though the project has not yet in operation.

Hanoi metro trains ready for trial run

Ten metro trains in Hanoi are scheduled for trial run in December after being brought from France.

Nhon – Hanoi railway station metro line fails to meet deadline

The elevated section of the Nhon - Hanoi railway station metro line project (8.5 km long) will not be completed on schedule by the end of this year as planned.

Completion of HCM City’s Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien metro delayed to 2024

The Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien urban railway project will be completed by the end of 2023 or early 2024.

Transport department announces Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro fares

The Transport Department of Hanoi has issued fares for the 2A Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro route - the first metro route to be built in Hanoi.

Hanoi starts testing Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station line

The dynamic testing phase of the Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station line began yesterday.

Hanoi urban metro line’s elevated section commissioned

A train was safely commissioned on a 10-km elevated section of the Hanoi urban railway line No.3 (Nhon-Hanoi Station) from Nhon depot to Cau Giay station on July 1.

Ministry affirms Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line certified as safe by French consultant

Responding to news about the recommendations from Apave-Certifier-Tricc (ACT), a French consulting firm, over the safety of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project,

Hanoi advised to follow Japan’s urban railway model

The Tokyo-Tshukoba urban railway line was funded by converting land in 18 projects along the route. The land price in these areas soared from $1 per square meter to $5,000.

Train carriages of HCM City’s first metro line installed onto trial track

Japanese contractor Hitachi on May 11 completed the installation of all three passenger carriages of train No. 2 onto a trial track at a depot of Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro Line No.1 between Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien Theme Park.

The way out for Hanoi’s railways

Hundreds of trains have been left vacant, thousands of railway workers work perfunctory, and millions of people inch meter by meter on jammed roads from the suburbs to the city center.

Cat Linh-Ha Dong Metro Line delayed again

The commercial operational date of Hanoi's Cat Linh-Ha Dong Metro Line has been delayed again.