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Following ten months of commercial operations, the Cat Linh - Ha Dong elevated urban railway has served more than 5.4 million passengers and taken VND46 billion (US$2 million) in revenue.

Hanoi has ‘more than enough’ money to develop modern transport under new investment model

The Cat Linh – Ha Dong elevated railway project provides a lesson on public asset valuation. Selling and buying back infrastructure projects at their real value will allow the effective usage of resources.

Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway prepares for formal opening

Finally, the Cat Linh - Ha Dong urban railway is set to begin service after a long period of planning and construction. 

Consulting and supervision costs at Cat Linh-Hadong metro line soars by $7.8 million

Delayed progress has increased costs at Cat Linh-Hadong metro line, according to the Ministry of Transport's report.

Hanoi awaits new metro route with bated breath

Hanoians are pinning high hopes on the new schedule of the long-awaited Cat Linh-Hadong metro route as procedures are in the final process.

Carriages for first metro line arrive in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR) on October 8 received three first train carriages which will be used for metro line No. 1 at Khanh Hoi port of the southern city.

Train for Saigon’s first metro route leaves Japan

The Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien metro train leaves Kasado port on September 30 and is expected to dock in Ho Chi Minh City on October 8, according to the Management Board of Urban Railways of Ho Chi Minh City (MAUR).

Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line to start trial run in June

HCM City’s Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line 1 aims to start trial operations in June in order to meet the official start of services in 2021. 

Hanoi pilots smart bus cards

 VietNamNet Bridge – The use of smart bus cards was piloted on Giap Bat-Cau Gie route in Hanoi starting on October 6 in an effort to encourage local people to use public transport

Master plan improves HCM City public transport

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a master plan for HCM City that calls for high-quality public transport that offers reasonable prices, convenience and safety.