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Vietnam Tokyo Metro set up to run Hanoi's urban railway

Released at: 15:33, 10/04/2017

Vietnam Tokyo Metro set up to run Hanoi's urban railway

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Company to share Japanese experience in operating urban railway network.

by Nguyen Quoc

Tokyo Metro, the leading urban railway company in Japan, has established a subsidiary, Vietnam Tokyo Metro, to help Hanoi manage and operate its urban railway network, the Vietnam News Agency reports.

Vietnam Tokyo Metro will use Japanese experience in operating the network through technical consultations and exchange of information and human resources.

Urban railway lines will be the backbone of Hanoi’s sustainable development, Director of Tokyo Metro Yoshimitsu Oku said, stressing the need for the development of the means of transport in the city.

Tokyo Metro has also partnered with the Japan International Cooperation Agency in the “Technical Assistance Project to Strengthen Regulator Capacity and Establish an Agency Managing the Operation and Maintenance of Metropolitan Railway Lines in Hanoi, Vietnam”.

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