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Tens of thousands of railway workers unpaid due to funding delayicon
SOCIETY23/05/20210

Tens of thousands of railway workers unpaid due to funding delay

The lives of tens of thousands of railways workers have once again been turned upside down as their salaries have remained unpaid for four months. 

 
Hanoi-Da Nang route among world’s 10 best train journeysicon

Hanoi-Da Nang route among world’s 10 best train journeys

TRAVEL
23/09/2020

The train line linking Hanoi and the central city of Da Nang, operated by Vietnam’s Reunification Express, has recently been listed among the 10 best train journeys in the world by the Conde Nast Traveller – a prestigious travel magazine.

Vietnam Railways estimates a $60 million loss due to pandemicicon

Vietnam Railways estimates a $60 million loss due to pandemic

BUSINESS
30/06/2020

Vietnam Railway Corporation (VNR) estimates a loss of nearly VND1.4 trillion (US$60 million) after tax in 2020, a massive blow to the company due to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Transport giants clamour for government supporticon

Transport giants clamour for government support

BUSINESS
14/05/2020

Despite the supporting policies soon ahead, state-owned transport giants will take some time to recover from the global health crisis as a fault in global supply chains remains apparent.

Russian Railways to organise trains to Vietnamicon

Russian Railways to organise trains to Vietnam

BUSINESS
09/05/2020

JSC RZD Logistics, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, said it will organise trains from Russia to Vietnam’s Yen Vien station through China.

Transport mainstays in call for policy backingicon

Transport mainstays in call for policy backing

BUSINESS
20/04/2020

State-owned transport giants Airports Corporation of Vietnam, Vietnam Airlines, Vietnam Railways, and Vietnam Maritime Corporation suffered all-time biggest losses in the first quarter of 2020 due to COVID-19

VNR proposes increasing passenger trains on Hanoi-HCM City routeicon

VNR proposes increasing passenger trains on Hanoi-HCM City route

TRAVEL
16/04/2020

The Vietnam Railways (VNR) has asked competent authorities for permission to increase passenger trains on the Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh route from April 16.

Nearly 40,000 train tickets returned due to Covid-19icon

Nearly 40,000 train tickets returned due to Covid-19

SOCIETY
21/02/2020

Vietnam Railways (VR) said that its revenue dropped by nearly VND65 billion (US$2.8 million) in the past 19 days compared to the same period last year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Gov't considers giving Vietnam Railways back to transport ministryicon

Gov't considers giving Vietnam Railways back to transport ministry

SOCIETY
19/02/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered an analysis on a proposal to move Vietnam Railways (VR) under the umbrella of the transport ministry following legal confusion that left the corporation with no budget for railway maintenance.

Vietnam-China passenger trains suspended as coronavirus spreadsicon

Vietnam-China passenger trains suspended as coronavirus spreads

SOCIETY
04/02/2020

Passenger Train T8701/MR2 from China to Vietnam will be suspended as from 18:05 on February 4 amidst the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

Vietnam Railways operates Hanoi-Beijing train from Januaryicon

Vietnam Railways operates Hanoi-Beijing train from January

SOCIETY
07/01/2020

Vietnam Railways has launched the Hanoi-Beijing railway line on January 1, 2020 in a move to facilitate people’s travel demand.

Vietnam Railways to upgrade trainsicon

Vietnam Railways to upgrade trains

BUSINESS
28/11/2019

Vietnam Railways (VNR) plans to upgrade the country’s rail infrastructure by building 300 new and high-quality train carriages and purchasing more locomotives by 2023.

More trains arranged for National Day holidayicon

More trains arranged for National Day holiday

TRAVEL
11/08/2019

More than 50 additional trains will be operated in various routes aimed at serving rising number of passengers during the coming National Day holidays, according to the Vietnam Railways (VNR).

Railway stake sales on trackicon

Railway stake sales on track

BUSINESS
20/07/2019

After the protracted undertaking to attract investors, state-owned railway group Vietnam Railways is struggling to pursue its ambitious divestment plans.