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Japan company helps Hanoi operate urban railway system

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Japan-based Tokyo Metro has established a subsidiary, Vietnam Tokyo Metro, to help Hanoi manage and operate its urban railway system. (Photo: baodautu.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – Tokyo Metro, the leading subway company in Japan, has established a subsidiary, Vietnam Tokyo Metro, to help Hanoi manage and operate its urban railway system.

Vietnam Tokyo Metro will share Japanese experience in operating the project through technical consultations and exchanges of information and human resources between the two sides.

Metropolitan 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 the regulator capacity and to establish an agency managing the operation and maintenance of Metropolitan Railway Lines in Hanoi City, Vietnam”.-VNA
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