Binh Loi railway bridge

Half of over century old railway bridge kept for conservation in HCMC

The Ministry of Transport yesterday said it had agreed with keeping half of Binh Loi railway bridge in Ho Chi Minh City for conservation with the remaining half to be removed to facilitate boats’ travel according to the proposal by HCMC People’s Committee.

The seemingly secluded and neglected North-South railway system (Photo: SGGP)

Lonely railroads: US$58 billion scheme in motion

Loss-making railways combined with the shortage of young workforce has initiated a huge railway construction project worth more than US$58 billion. However, a number of citizens and experts are expressing opposition to this scheme.