Every station has two storeys and a length of 137 meters connecting with pedestrian overpass over the Hanoi highway. The line No. 1 consists of 11 stations, including Van Thanh, Thao Dien, Rach Chiec, Phuoc Long, Binh Thai, Thu Duc, High-tech Park, Suoi Tien, Tan Cang, An Phu ... Metro Line No. 1 runs abut 20 km from Ben Thanh to Suoi Tien, passing through Districts 1, 2, 9, Binh Thanh, and Thu Duc in Ho Chi Minh City and Di An district in Binh Duong. The line is expected to open in 2020, including 2.6 km of underground line with three stations and over 17 km of elevated line with eleven stations with total capital of US$2.49 billion. By QUOC HUNG – Translated by Kim Khanh Tags: HCMC Urban Railway Management Unit Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line No 1 stations of Metro Line No.1 … [Read more...] about Two stations of Metro Line No.1 expected to complete before April 30
Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed ministries to speed up work on Ho Chi Minh City's long-delayed metro system to utilize funding effectively and ease the megacity's congestion. The city's first two metro lines, connecting the downtown's Ben Thanh with Suoi Tien theme park in District 9 and Tham Luong station in District 12, are both scheduled for completion in 2020. The first line is only half finished after six years, and work on the second line mostly remains on paper. At a government meeting on Friday, the prime minister urged Ho Chi Minh City to promptly work with the entire government system to push the construction work for. "We cannot afford any more delays," he said. The Ministry of Transport was tasked with finalizing reports on the project's technical appraisal and total investment. The ministries of Planning and Investment, Finance, Construction, Justice and the Government Office are required to coordinate to ensure that the project faces no … [Read more...] about Vietnam PM pushes work on long-delayed metro lines in Saigon
Despite the fact that the construction of Metro Line No.2 connecting South Thang Long and Tran Hung Dao has been delayed for ten years now, the Hanoi People’s Committee proposed the government to add VND16.1 trillion ($701.78 million) to the project, increasing its total investment capital to VND35.7 trillion ($1.56 billion). Metro Line No.2 has been delayed for 10 years (Illustration image) Approved in November 2008, the project is invested by Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) with the total investment capital of VND19.55 trillion ($857.5 million) by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Under the approved plan, the metro line will be 11.5 kilometre long, nearly 9km of which will run underground and 2.6km above the surface. It consists of a 17.5-hectare depot in Xuan Dinh ward, North Tu Liem district, and ten stations, including three elevated and seven underground. The project was expected to come into operation in 2017, however, the … [Read more...] about Long delayed Metro Line No.2 may be added $701.78 million?
Ho Chi Minh City will organise a bidding this year to select investors to develop Metro Line No.5–phase II under the public-private partnerships (PPP) model. Illustration image Accordingly, the investors will conduct a survey and build the construction plan for Metro Line No.5–phase II. Previously, the city issued plans to organise the bidding in March this year, which failed as the authorities had not approved the project’s feasibility report yet. Ho Chi Minh City plans to build a total of eight metro lines, one tramway line, and two monorail lines, but currently only Metro Line No.1 between Ben Thanh and Suoi Tien is under construction and is scheduled for completion in 2020. In January 2018, during a working session with the Ho Chi Minh People’s Committee, Jose Kaiser Moreiras, general director for International Trade and Investment Department under the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (MEIC), pledged to provide … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City to organise bid for Metro Line No.5 phase II
Preparations are on track to restart the process of selecting contractors for a key bidding package of Hanoi’s Metro Line 1. The perspective of Ngoc Hoi complex belonging to Hanoi's Metro Line 1 The Ministry of Transport has reportedly agreed with a recent proposal from Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) on restarting the process of selecting contractors for tender package HURC1-101 which involves preparing space and weak foundation treatment for Ngoc Hoi complex belonging to the first phase of Hanoi Metro Line 1. According to Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Ngoc Dong, MRB is required to send a report about the case to the project donor—Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)—to reach a consensus about annulling the previous short-listing results in 2013 and host another short-listing in compliance with Japanese donor regulations and Vietnamese laws. The first phase of Metro Line 1 has just been divided by MoT into two separate … [Read more...] about Major bidding package of Hanoi Metro Line 1 to be restarted