Over 40% work volume of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line completed

After 19 million hours of construction, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line project has completed 42 percent of work volume, said deputy head of HCMC Urban Railway Management Center Hoang Nhu Cuong yesterday.
Speaking at the board’s 10th founding anniversary, he said that the board is striving to build and open the route to traffic by the end of 2020.
Standing deputy secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang congratulated and praised the board for its efforts and achievements in building items of the project.
On this occasion, the city People’s Committee gave the board a traditional flag for excellently fulfilling its mission and awarded six teams and 16 individuals for their outstanding achievements in implementing the project for the last ten years.
Relevant sides are preparing documents to adjust the first phase of second metro line Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, invite tenders for big packages and do procedures to extend loan agreements.
An office building for the project has been built at Tham Luong depot in District 12 with 99 percent of work volume having been done.
Investment procedures have been conducted on schedule to the first phase of fifth metro line Bay Hien Crossroads-Saigon Bridge.
Over 40% work volume of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line completed ảnh 1 Standing deputy secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang gives teams certificates of merit for excellent achievements in implementing Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line (Photo: SGGP) 
Over 40% work volume of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line completed ảnh 2 Workers on the construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro route (Photo: SGGP)
Over 40% work volume of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line completed ảnh 3 Workers on the construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro route (Photo: SGGP)

By HOAI NAM – Translated by Hai Mien

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