The Ministry of Transport has asked Chinese contractor of Cát Linh-Hà Đông metro line in Hà Nội to commit specific deadline when the project will be put into official operation.
On Wednesday, Minister of Transport Nguyễn Văn Thể vowed to work with Hà Nội authorities and other authorised agencies to quickly complete safety inspections of Cát Linh-Hà Đông elevated railway.
The elevated railway line was supposed to begin commercial operations three years ago and it is still unclear when it will open, but city officials are already preparing to integrate it into Ha Noi’s public transport system
In response to reports of broken glass and concrete along Hà Nội’s Cát Linh-Hà Đông elevated railway, the Ministry of Transport on Thursday reassured the public that damage would be checked and fixed soon.
Vũ Văn Viện, Director of Hà Nội’s transport department, told Dân trí newspaper that the drastic barring of motorbikes is not meant to cause difficulties for the people.