Metro trains expected to be shipped to HCMC in Q2

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According to the HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR), metro trains for the first metro line in HCMC, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, are expected to be transported to Vietnam from Japan in the second quarter of the year.

Metro trains expected to be shipped to HCMC in Q2

The trains are produced by Japanese manufacturer Hitachi whose engineers are giving a final test before shipment.
Each train will have three carriages with a total length of 61.5 meters. It can carry 930 passengers, including 147 seats and 783 standings, operating speed of 110 km/h on elevated sections and 80 km/h in underground sections. They will be full six-carriage trains in the future.
The shipment is behind schedule because of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

By Quoc Hung - Translated by Kim Khanh

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