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Vietnam's China-built metro line falls 2 years behind schedule

Coronavirus restrictions also take toll on $900m project in Hanoi

HANOI -- Construction of a 13 km railway between Cat Linh and Ha Dong in Hanoi, Vietnam's first metro line, has been greatly delayed by discord between the government and the Chinese company undertaking the project.

Facilities are nearly complete. But the line, originally scheduled to begin service in September 2017, has yet to start operating.

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