EUR51 Million for Modernizing Railway Information System

A project of modernizing the railway information system between Hanoi and Vinh is conducted. (Photo: T.C.)

The Ministry of Communications and Transport has submitted to the government its feasibility study on the second stage of the project modernizing the railway information system between Ha Noi and Vinh.

The investment capital is projected to be over EUR51 millions, of which EUR40.3 million is from Official Development Assistance (ODA).

The project will cover the building of a fiber-optic cable network, digital telephone exchanges, supervising and warning information, gas and power network in 36 train stations along the Ha Noi - Vinh route.

When the project is completed, passenger trains will reach 120 kilometers per hour, and freight trains 80 kilometers per hour with increased safety level.

By Ham Yen – Translated by Hoang Uy

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