North South Railway resumption in Ca Mountain Pass has been put off until November 15 instead of November 9 as per the plan because high and dangerous terrain have slowed down the railroad repair, said Vietnam Railways yesterday.
The North-South Railway has been damaged by Typhoon Damrey and big flooding in the central region, repair is expected to complete on November 9 to resume the entire route, said Vietnam Railways yesterday.
Vietnam Railways has proposed the Ministry of Transport to permit it to get loans from Vietnam Development Bank (VDB) to buy new locomotives and coaches with the total investment capital of VND4,658 billion (US$205 million).
Vietnam Railways will add more 32 trains to meet the increasing demand on the occasion of the death anniversary of the Hung Kings’ on the 10th day of the 3rd lunar month (April 6), the national Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1).
Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang made a field trip to Yen Vien railway station in Hanoi and instructed Vietnam Railways (VNR) to speed up implementation of a pilot social investment project to upgrade the station’s goods yard on Thursday.