(Engineering daily) Nguyen Anh Duong = The Ministry of Transport has approved a $84million upgrade of the transnational north-south railroad route.
It said Monday the work would involve the renovation of 133 bridges and upgrade of the anti-collision system, local media reported.
The railway project management board has submitted a cost estimate for the work, feasibility study and verification and a contractor selection plan to the ministry.
Things are expected to be finalized in October with the work possibly starting in April 2020 and getting completed in 2021.
Funds for the project will be sourced from the contingency budget of the 2016-20 Public Investment Plan approved by the legislative National Assembly.