The above ground stretch of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC continues advancing on city budget for 1st metro line

In order to solve difficulties for the first metro line Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has required HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) to fully prepare documents related to total investment capital adjustment according to the Politburo’s conclusion in December last year.

Construction in progress at Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line project in Binh Thanh district, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC gears up to open first metro line to traffic by 2020

Before the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival wrapped up, staff and cadres at HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) had returned to work with the high determination of solving identified difficulties, completing 80 percent of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line project by the end of this year and preparing for implementing many new metro projects.

Mr. Bui Xuan Cuong, head of the HCMC Urban Railway Management Board, states at the meeting (Photo: SGGP)

MAUR speeds up first metro line progress in HCMC

HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) has committed to closely working with contractors, consultant firms and relevant agencies to solve congestion in efforts to speed up the progress of the first metro line project, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, and make sure the project to be done in 2020.