Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Tuesday approved the Việt Nam Railway Corporation (VNR)’s plan to close illegal level crossings in crowded residential areas by the end of this year.
Vietnam Railways (VNR) plans to upgrade rail infrastructure to satisfy passenger demand by building 300 new carriages and purchasing more locomotives by 2023 to provide better services.
The Việt Nam Railways (VNR) has submitted to the Ministry of Transport an investment plan with credit loans worth nearly VNĐ4.7 trillion to purchase and build new locomotives and wagons from now till 2020.
More than 80 per cent of National Assembly deputies yesterday voted to approve the amended Law on Railways.
The third session of the 14th National Assembly began this morning with a major focus on law making including scrutinising, discussing and voting on 13 bills and five draft resolutions.
Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) yesterday agreed that the revised railway law needs comprehensive regulations that will help revitalise the country’s railway industry.
NA deputies yesterday agreed on the necessity of the resolution on pilot grant of electronic visas for foreign visitors to Việt Nam, however stressed that several changes should be considered.