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DRVN works with US firm to improve road traffic safety in Vietnam

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.

Railway infrastructure projects expect to lure private investors

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, China to establish railway connection next year

Vietnam Railway Authority is working with its Chinese counterpart to create a standard gauge rail link between the two nations in Lao Cai Province.

New railways regulations for passengers in effect in VN from January 1

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.

Vietnam carefully reviewing 3 scenarios for North-South high-speed railway

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

North-South high-speed railway project expected to kick off by 2030

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.

Vietnams railway sector chugs along with rapid transit plans for the future

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.

Measures sought to tap Vietnam - China - Russia intermodal rail transport route

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.

Vietnam's railway sector continues to face challenges

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.

Railway sector boosts int’l cargo transportation services

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.

Vietnam aims to run high-speed rail service by 2045

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.

China-Vietnam, China-Laos int'l cold-chain freight trains begin operation

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.

Hanoi-Da Nang high-quality train service to be launched on October 20

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.

Trains refurbished to serve Hanoi – Da Nang route

The Vietnam Railway Corporation (VNR) has refurbished two high-quality carriages and put them into operation on the Hanoi – Da Nang route starting October 20.

Nine railway routs to cost Hanoi $36.3 billion

Underfunded, growing population and rapid urbanization undermine Hanoi's public transport system.

Rail transport market share shrinking

The VNR transported more than 1.7 million passengers and 1 million tonnes of goods in the first eight months of this year.

Vietnam to speed up US$59-billion high-speed train project

Upon completion, the rail link would significantly reduce travel time from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City to around six hours.

Laos-Vietnam railway to be operational in 2028

A high-speed rail line connecting Khammouane Province in Laos and the Vietnam-Laos border is slated to be put into service in 2028.

Railway proposed to link Vung Ang to Laos

A consortium has put forth a proposal to develop a 103-kilometer section of the Vietnam-Laos railway project with an investment cost of VND27,485 billion.

First freight train on Shijiazhuang – Yen Vien railway route welcomed

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.