Trial run of train under Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line begins

Trial run of train under Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line begins

The Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR) of Ho Chi Minh City launched the trial run for a metro train under the Metro Line No.1 (Ben Thanh- Suoi Tien) project on Long Binh Depot railway in Thu Duc City in the afternoon of August 30.
Under-construction Thu Thiem 2 Bridge in HCMC (Photo SGGP)

Major traffic projects accelerate to finish in HCMC

In spite of practicing social distancing to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic from further spreading; major traffic infrastructure projects in HCMC have been under construction with all officials, workers and contractors trying to not only ensure anti-pandemic requirements according to the Ministry of Health’s guidelines but also build these projects on schedule.
The above ground stretch of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line (Photo: SGGP)

Two major projects on way to finish line in HCMC

After a period of construction in moderation and even halt because of capital disbursement difficulties, two particularly important projects in HCMC have been restarted and on the way to the finish line comprising Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line and VND10 trillion (US$429.78 million) anti-flooding project.

Chairman of HCMC People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on the construction site of an item of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line on February 22 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC leaders promise to solve difficulties for first metro line

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong and his deputy Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday inspected the construction site of the first metro line, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, in efforts to solve difficulties for the project to be built on schedule by 2020.
The construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line (Photo: SGGP)

Deputy PM requires ministries to increase investment for HCMC metro projects

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has required the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Transport, HCMC People’s Committee and relevant agencies to seriously implement the instruction by the Politburo to increase the total investment capital of the first and second metro lines, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong.