Metro Line No.1 on the home straight

16:13 | 27/02/2019
The construction of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line (Metro Line No.1), a symbol of Vietnamese-Japanese friendship, is forecast to be completed in 2020. On February 27, VIR’s reporters visited the construction site.
metro line no1 on the home straight

Japanese experts and local workers doing warm-up exercises before beginning to work

metro line no1 on the home straight

After the warm-up, workers got to work with elan

metro line no1 on the home straight
Solid foundations are crucial for a successful infrastructure project
metro line no1 on the home straight

Extremely heavy loads were pulled up by tower hoists

metro line no1 on the home straight

Employees need to wear safety gear at all times

metro line no1 on the home straight

To ensure employees’ safety, collaboration between workers is absolutely necessary

metro line no1 on the home straight

According to Duong Huu Hoa, director of Metro Line No.1, contract package 1a is 90 per cent complete

metro line no1 on the home straight

Workers at the Metro tunnel connecting the B2 floor of the city’s theatre and Ba Son station

metro line no1 on the home straight

Contract package 1b is currently 71 per cent complete, while the goal for 2019 is 88 per cent

metro line no1 on the home straight

This year, construction is scheduled to complete 81 per cent of Ben Thanh Station and the tunnel under Le Loi Street

metro line no1 on the home straight

Started in 2012, Metro Line No.1 is nearly 20km long and connects District 1, District 2, District 9, Binh Thanh district, Thu Duc district, and the southern province of Binh Duong’s Di An town

By Le Toan - Viet Dung

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