The second metro line uses much loan capital so it is necessary to establish the appraisal council of the city with the participation of city agencies together with experts from central agencies, ministries, scientists as well as prestigious lecturers from universities and research institutes.
Commercial projects along the metro line are recommended to comprise parking lots for public transport and make sure fire prevention. Investors are proposed to arrange underground space to facilitate passengers’ access to stations.
Ben Thanh-Tham Luong metro line is designed to travel through Districts 1, 3, 10, 12, Tan Binh and Tan Phu with the total length of 11.3 kilometers comprising 9.3 kilometers designed 18 meters underground on average.
At present, HCMC is focusing on site clearance so as to start work on the project this year and put it into operation in 2026 as per schedule.