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.

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.
HCMC’s second metro line continues running behind schedule

HCMC’s second metro line continues running behind schedule

The second metro line project of HCMC, Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, has continued running behind schedule because sluggish site clearance has raised costs and affected the project’s progress, according to Urban Railway Management Board.