High-speed railway plan presented to PM

The Ministry of Transport has sent to the prime minister the prefeasibility study for the north-south high-speed railway project, which requires an estimated investment of US$58.71 billion.Keep reading ...

Le Anh

North-South Expressway a top priority for government in 2019

Eleven components of the North-South Expressway are among the top priority this year, the government has said. Three of them are publicly funded and the rest will be built under a public-private partnership (PPP) model.Keep reading ...

Dat Nguyen

Assigned nearly VND 9,000 billion of medium-term investment plans for important railway and road projects

The Prime Minister has just signed Decision 135 / QD-TTg on the allocation of medium-term investment plans for the period 2016-2020 and 2019 central budget capital (Government bonds) for railway and road projects that are important and urgent. Keep reading   ...

Hanoi to see 417km metro rail till 2050

Hanoi’s Urban Transport Master Plan until 2030 with a vision to 2050 outlines the development for a core urban zone and additional satellite cities. According to the plan, the Hà Nội metro system will run a total length of 417km, of which approximately 76km will be ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam revives $58bn high-speed rail project despite cost hurdle

Vietnam has resurrected a high-speed rail project intended to link the country’s north and south, but the fiscal concerns that killed the proposal earlier this decade continue to haunt government efforts to fund the $58 billion plan.Keep reading ...


Japanese ambassador warns of halt of Saigon metro project over unpaid $100mn debts

Construction of a Japan-built metro line in Ho Chi Minh City might have to be halted after the end of 2018 as unpaid contractors’ wage has amounted to more than US$100 million, the Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam said in a letter.Keep reading ...

Tuan Son

Policy leverage to direct FDI capital in Vietnam's transport infrastructure

Vietnam needs US$48 billion to develop transport system from now to 2023.Vietnam is in dire needs of private investment, especially from foreign funds, to complete many important transport projects as the state cannot afford it. Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Outdated infrastructure blamed for rail accidents

Outdated infrastructure, limited funds and operator negligence have been identified as the main causes serious accidents on the rail.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam plans to build faster railway to China border

Vietnam is planning to build a new higher speed rail route connecting the capital city of Hanoi to the northern border with China to boost two-way trade.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Late metro projects could damage relations between VN, Japan

Bilateral relations between Việt Nam and Japan could be adversely affected if construction of the Metro Line No.1 continues to run behind schedule, according to HCM City authorities.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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