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The Ministry of Transport will hand over the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway to Hanoi authorities on March 31 for commercial use under the direction of the Prime Minister.
An agreement to borrow VND12 trillion (US$518.7 million) from the German development bank KfW for HCMC’s second metro line project will expire on December 30 but the city has yet to sign another contract with the consulting firm of the project,
The Government Inspectorate (GI) has announced violations found at the ongoing Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station urban elevated rail project in Hanoi.
The trains of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway will start a trial operation within 20 days in early December to assess the quality and safety of the entire system.
It is expected that the urban railway project of Cat Linh-Ha Dong will begin operating on a trial basis in December.
Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban elevated railway, Hanoi’s first metro project, will be certified as safe for operation soon, according to a representative of the Railway Project Management Unit under the Ministry of Transport (MoT).
Approval of completed work, auditing and origin issues are among the reasons for the delay of the official launch of the Chinese-funded 13.5-kilometer-long Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban rail line in Hanoi.
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