Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line in Binh Thanh district (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC proposes ministries to assess capital adjustment for metro projects

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has sent an urgent dispatch to the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Planning and Investment on capital adjustment for the first and second metro lines, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, announced the committee’s office yesterday afternoon.


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.


 HCMC Party leader Nguyen Thien Nhan talks to contractors of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line at Phuoc Long station on March 13 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC Party Chief inspects first metro line construction site

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan yesterday inspected rail installation at Phuoc Long station of the first metro line Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien along Hanoi Highway and some other items of the project, talked to foreign experts and contractors about problems relating to construction progress.


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.

Mr. Bui Xuan Cuong, head of the HCMC Urban Railway Management Board, states at the meeting (Photo: SGGP)

MAUR speeds up first metro line progress in HCMC

HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) has committed to closely working with contractors, consultant firms and relevant agencies to solve congestion in efforts to speed up the progress of the first metro line project, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, and make sure the project to be done in 2020.

The construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line

HCMC reviews responsibilities of relevant ones for wrongdoings in 1st metro line

The People’s Committee of HCMC has assigned the Department of Internal Affairs to work with relevant agencies to review responsibilities and propose appropriate handling form to individuals and teams relating to wrongdoings in the first metro line project of the city, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, according to conclusions by the State Audit Office of Vietnam.