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.


Premise handover expected next year for second metro line in HCMC

Premise handover expected next year for second metro line in HCMC

Director of HCMC Urban Railway Management Board Bui Xuan Cuong yesterday said that premise handover is expected to come in the first quarter of 2020 for contractors to implement the second metro line project, Ben Thanh-Tham Luong.

The construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line (Photo: SGGP)

Deputy PM requires ministries to increase investment for HCMC metro projects

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has required the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Transport, HCMC People’s Committee and relevant agencies to seriously implement the instruction by the Politburo to increase the total investment capital of the first and second metro lines, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong.

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).
Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line’s stretch spans over the Saigon River (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC’s first metro line project in pursuit of opening to traffic by 2020

Construction businesses are expected to work at the highest intensity after Tet Holiday in pursuit of opening Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, the first metro line project in HCMC, to traffic by 2020, said newly appointed head of HCMC Urban Railway Management Board Bui Xuan Cuong on January 14.