Hanoi, Vietnam – The Vietnamese Government is considering a proposal to build an underground metro line in Hanoi. The line would have an initial phase aboveground, acting as an extension of the Nhon-Hanoi Station line which is currently under construction.
Vientiane, Laos – Track foundations along the Laos-China railway route are now complete, with around 20 per cent of the track being laid. Other numbers put out by the construction company suggest that the railway bridges along the route are almost all complete and most of the tunnels have been drilled.
Bangkok, Thailand – The Thai Government is expected to approve two extensions to routes running to the north and northeast. Each extension covers over 300 kilometres and is expected to cost $2-3 billion.