Update news vietnam's railway transport
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation to improve road traffic safety in Vietnam in the 2024 – 2026 period was signed between the Department of Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) under the Ministry of Transport and 3M Corporation of the US.
Private investors are expected to be gain interest in railway infrastructure development projects that have so far not had significant success in raising private capital.
Vietnam Railway Authority is working with its Chinese counterpart to create a standard gauge rail link between the two nations in Lao Cai Province.
Set to come into effect from January 1, 2024, the new guidelines aim to create a more secure and efficient travel experience for both domestic and foreign passengers.
The construction of the North-South high-speed railway attracts much attention from experts, especially after the introduction of the third scenario.The Government is carefully considering the positives of each method before reaching a final decision
The approval of the North-South high-speed railway project is expected by 2025 and construction on the priority routes of Hanoi - Vinh and HCM City - Nha Trang is expected to kick off prior to 2030.
Amidst fierce competition with road and air transport, the railway sector has worked on improving its service quality in recent times to bring new experiences to passengers, and achieved excellent results.
A workshop discussing measures to exploit the potential of the Vietnam - China - Russia international intermodal rail transport route was held in Moscow on November 15.
The Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises is seeking approval for the scheme to reorganise the Vietnam Railway Corporation (VNR) by the year 2025.
The launch of int’l cargo transportation services since the beginning of this year at two stations in the northern province of Bac Giang and the southern province of Binh Duong has opened up a new development direction for the sector.
The Vietnamese Government has initiated plans to begin construction of a North-South high-speed rail route by 2030 and put it into operation by 2045.
Two cold-chain freight trains carrying fruits and vegetables left southwest China's Yunnan province for Laos and Vietnam respectively on October 16, marking the launch of international cold-chain train services on China-Laos, China-Vietnam routes.
The Hanoi Railway Transport Joint Stock Company (Haraco) said the railway sector wiill officially put two high-quality trains into operation on the Hanoi – Da Nang route from October 20.
Upon completion, the rail link would significantly reduce travel time from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City to around six hours.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi’s Yen Vien station on August 2 to welcome the first freight train on Shijiazhuang (China) – Yen Vien (Vietnam) railway route.