The map of Metro line 2

Work on HCMC’s Metro Line 2 expected to begin at the end of this year

Despite the complicated developments of the Covid-19 pandemic, construction of the HCMC’s Metro Line No.2, connecting Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Tham Luong depot in District 12, is scheduled to start at the end of this year while 85 percent amount of the total work of Metro Line No.1, connecting Ben Thanh Market and the Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9, has been completed, announced the HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR).
Ben Thanh underground station on HCMC's first metro route

HCMC calls for investment in construction of Ben Thanh metro station

Chairman of the People’s Committee of HCMC, Nguyen Thanh Phong gave a nod to the HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) to rebuild the surface of Le Loi Street, on the section from Pasteur Street to Nguyen Hue Street, in District 1 for the public transport before April 30, announced the Office of HCMC People's Committee on April 6.
Functional departments, units take roles in city’s main projects

Functional departments, units take roles in city’s main projects

Chairman of HCMC People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on March 23 asked relevant departments and sectors to give priority to solving problems for projects, including the Metro Line No 1, the rebuilding of Ton Duc Thang Museum and construction of HCMC Center for Innovative Startup to ensure timely completion of the works.
MAUR to carry out pre-feasibility study report on HCMC-Can Tho railway project

MAUR to carry out pre-feasibility study report on HCMC-Can Tho railway project

The Ministry of Transport on January 13 delegated the HCMC Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR) to build the pre-feasibility study report on the construction of a railway route from Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta hub of Can Tho which is among the middle-term plans for public investment in the 2021-2025 period.
A stretch of the first metro line in HCMC, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien (Photo: VNA)

Progress of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line could be delayed

The State Council for Pre-Acceptance Test of Construction Works has asked the HCMC Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR) to urgently inspect the replacement of elastomeric bearings pads for the entire length of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line after they fell out from the bedrock at the pillar P14-10 of Package 2 (CP2).
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.

Deputy chairman  of HCMC People's Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen (L) gives workers of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro project New Year presents (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to test first metro line in October 2020

Deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday required HCMC Urban Railways Management Board (MAUR) to make efforts to finish the first metro line project, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, and launch trial operation at the end of October 2020 at the latest.
HCMC implements slew of metro projects

HCMC implements slew of metro projects

Besides the first and second metro lines, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, HCMC has been implementing a slew of other metro line projects, according to HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR).
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.