Two more trains arrive for Ho Chi Minh City metro route

VOV.VN - A container ship carrying an additional two Japanese trains for Ho Chi Minh City’s metro line No.1 docked at the city’s Khanh Hoi port on July 13.

The latest trains mark the arrival of the sixth and seventh out of a total of 17 trains which will be used on the line, all of which were produced in Japan.

The 17 trains have been designed to serve up to 930 passengers each and have been fitted with 147 seats each. They are capable of running at a maximum speed of 110km per hour overground and 80km per hour underground.

According to details provided by the municipal Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR), the three-carriage trains will now be taken to Long Binh depot of Thu Duc city, where they will be used as part of a trial run.

The metro line No. 1 construction project is currently underway in HCM City that links Ben Thanh market in District 1 with Suoi Tien Amusement Park in District 9 aiming to ease traffic congestion in its north-east gateway.

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HCM City receives two more trains of Metro Line No.1
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Two more trains with total six carriages for Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro Line No.1 (Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien) arrived in the city’s Khanh Hoi port from Japan on June 20.

HCM City receives two more trains of Metro Line No.1

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Two more trains with total six carriages for Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro Line No.1 (Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien) arrived in the city’s Khanh Hoi port from Japan on June 20.

Japanese metro trains shipped for HCM City metro line No1
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Japanese metro trains shipped for HCM City metro line No1

Japanese metro trains shipped for HCM City metro line No1

VOV.VN - Two metro trains designed for Ho Chi Minh City’s metro line No1 are due to leave Japan’s Kasado port on May 1 and will arrive at a port in the Vietnamese city on May 9 at the latest.