Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line in District 9, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC synchronizes infrastructure for efficient operation of first metro line

A slew of pedestrian bridges spanning over Hanoi Highway will be built to connect the highway with stations of the first metro line Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, which is schedule to come into operation next year, to provide residents’ easy access to the stations, said Director of HCMC Urban Railway Management Board Bui Xuan Cuong.


Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line’s stretch spans over the Saigon River (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC’s first metro line project in pursuit of opening to traffic by 2020

Construction businesses are expected to work at the highest intensity after Tet Holiday in pursuit of opening Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, the first metro line project in HCMC, to traffic by 2020, said newly appointed head of HCMC Urban Railway Management Board Bui Xuan Cuong on January 14.
The pumping system in Nguyen  Huu Canh street (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC finds out street flooding reason during mega pump operation

Director of the HCMC Department of Transport Bui Xuan Cuong yesterday had an urgent meeting with the Steering Center for Urban Flood Control Program, Binh Thanh district and the investor of the smart pumping system in Nguyen Huu Canh street which was still flooded during a heavy rain on October 17 despite the system’s operation.
 
143 trees will be chopped down in Ton Duc Thang street, HCMC for building of Thu Thiem 2 bridge

HCMC to chop down 143 trees in Ton Duc Thang street

Ho Chi Minh City will chop down 143 trees and remove 115 trees in Ton Duc Thang street, District 1 for construction of Thu Thiem 2 bridge, announced director of the Department of Transport Nguyen Xuan Cuong on Tuesday.
A traffic jam in Tan Phu district, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)​

Private vehicle limit a must in HCMC: Department director

“Private vehicle limit will be a must in HCMC in the upcoming time because traffic system development has been unable to catch up with the growth rate of private vehicles,” said director of the Department of Transport Bui Xuan Cuong.