Information published on 14 April 2015 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 444.

Russian Railways and Vietnam Railways sign an agreement

  • Cooperation

As part of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s official visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, an agreement on cooperation between Russian Railways and the State company Vietnam Railways was signed in Hanoi on 7 April 2015.

On the Russian side, the agreement was signed by First Vice-President of Russian Railways Vadim Morozov, with General Director of Vietnam Railways Vu Ta Tung signing for the Vietnamese side.

The agreement provides for cooperation in several areas: logistics, infrastructure projects, cooperation within international organizations, and the exchange of experience and scientific and technical information.

The construction of a railway line in the south of Vietnam, designed jointly by the An Vien company, Vietnamese Railways, and Russian Railways, and currently under consideration by the Government of Vietnam, may constitute a joint pilot project in the sphere of infrastructure development.

(Source: RZD)