Municipal Theater underground metro station gets ready for the public to visit

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The Management Board of Urban Railway (MAUR) opened the door of the four-floor underground terminal linking Nguyen Hue and Dong Khoi streets of Ho Chi Minh City's first metro line to the media for the first time on April 26.

The Municipal Theater four-floor underground terminal linking Nguyen Hue and Dong Khoi streets of Ho Chi Minh City's first metro line (Photo: SGGP)

The Municipal Theater four-floor underground terminal linking Nguyen Hue and Dong Khoi streets of Ho Chi Minh City's first metro line (Photo: SGGP)

Earlier, the MAUR on April 13 handed over a 2,177-square-meter green site in Lam Son Square, behind the HCMC Opera House in District 1 to the city's Infrastructure Management Center under the management of Department of Construction. The construction was completed  137 days earlier than planned.
The terminal B1 is 190 meters long and 26 meters wide. The first floor includes a lobby, ticket booths, automatic ticket gates, and an information room.
The second and fourth floors are stations where metro stop to pick up or drop off passengers.
The third floor consists of a storage, a disaster control center, rest area, electrical equipment rooms,ventilation and air-conditioning systems, sewage pumping system and ventilation shafts.
The MAUR and relevant units will continue to speed up the construction of metro railway, electrical warning signage. Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro project is expected to run in 2021
The Metro Line 1 which runs between Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9 has a 17.1km elevated section and 2.6km underground section and 14 stations, 11 of them elevated and 3 underground of Ben Thanh, Ba Son and City Opera House.
The municipal Opera House and Ba Son terminals are parts of the underground construction package CP1b of Ho Chi Minh City’s first-ever metro route.

Municipal Theater underground metro station gets ready for the public to visit  ảnh 1 The elevated station 
Municipal Theater underground metro station gets ready for the public to visit  ảnh 2 The green site on the underground terminal in front of the HCMC Opera House
Municipal Theater underground metro station gets ready for the public to visit  ảnh 3  A section of the metro line 1 crossing Saigon river
Municipal Theater underground metro station gets ready for the public to visit  ảnh 4 The elevated station  in District 2
Municipal Theater underground metro station gets ready for the public to visit  ảnh 5 \
Municipal Theater underground metro station gets ready for the public to visit  ảnh 6
Municipal Theater underground metro station gets ready for the public to visit  ảnh 7 The elevated station  in front of  Saigon Hi-Tech Park in District 9
Municipal Theater underground metro station gets ready for the public to visit  ảnh 8 Map of the terminal B1

By Quoc Hung - Translated by Kim Khanh

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