The List of national railway infrastructure is regulated in Article 4 of this Decree.
According to Article 3 of this Decree, all national railway infrastructure and its value shall be reckoned up and accounted adequately; those at high risks of facing natural disasters, conflagration and other force majeure events are eligible for finance risk management through insurance or other instruments as prescribed by laws.
The management and use of national railway infrastructure must be done the Prime Minister and the Minister of Transport.
This Decree takes effect from March 14th, 2018.
Law No. 06/2017/QH14 - Law on railway transport 2018 ( 16-Jun-2017) This Law provides for planning for, investment in, construction, protection, management, maintenance and development of railway infrastructures; railway industry, railway vehicles; railway signals, railway rules and railway safety; railway business; rights and obligations of organizations and individuals involved in railway activities read more
Under this Law, railway infrastructure business, rail transport business, urban railway business and railway industry are business lines eligible for investment incentives.
An organization or individual involved in railway activities shall be eligible for incentives and support as follows:
- They are allocated land without paying land levy on the land area used for construction of urban and railway infrastructure;
- They are exempt from land rent with regard to land for construction of dedicated railway infrastructure and railway industrial work;
- The railway infrastructure enterprise, urban railway enterprise and railway industry enterprise shall be eligible for incentives for enterprise income tax rate
- They shall enjoy exemption from import duties on machines, equipment, components, railway vehicles, raw materials for manufacture of machines and equipment or spare parts of machines and equipment necessary for construction of railway infrastructures that are yet to be domestically produced;
This Law takes effect from July 1st, 2108 and replaces the Law on railway transport No. 35/2005/QH11 dated June 14th, 2005.
a) New constructed works: works serving National defense and security; bridge, overpass, tunnel, culvert; irrigation, telecommunication and electricity works; water supply/drainage systems; petrol, oil and gas pipelines; works with special technical requirements that must be located inside the railway protection scope;
b) Works that are renovated or upgraded causing changes in shape, size, bearing structure of the works or relevant railway works;
c) Temporary works serving the construction.
This Circular takes effect from February 01st, 2016. The following documents are annulled:
a) Decision No. 60/2005/QD-BGTVT dated November 30th, 2005;
b) Article 1 Circular No. 28/2011/TT-BGTVT dated April 14th, 2011.