The Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR) has urged the construction of pedestrian overpasses in order to complete in time with the launch of Metro Route No.1 (Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien) at the end of this year.
The Management Authority of Urban Railways of Ho Chi Minh City (MAUR) and the Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam inspected the construction site of Ben Thanh Station of the Metro Line No.1 (Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien) on the morning of June 5.
The Ho Chi Minh City Management Board of Urban Railway (MAUR) yesterday proposed to HCMC People’s Committee to direct the local authorities of the districts of 1, 3, 10, 12, Tan Binh, and Tan Phu to prepare an adjustment report for the total investment in land clearance task. This report will be submitted to the HCMC Natural Resources and Environment Department for approval soon.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has approved to allow the Management Authority for Urban Railway of Ho Chi Minh City (MAUR) to continue to implement Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line while doing procedures to adjust the project's progress.
The Management Authority for Urban Railway of Ho Chi Minh City (MAUR) has been simultaneously implementing the metro construction projects No.1 (Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien) and No.2 (Ben Thanh - Tham Luong). Of which, metro project No.1 is currently facing difficulties in the capital due to obstacles in administrative procedures. Recently, the People's Committee of HCMC has sent an urgent document to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to request support.
Despite the complicated developments of the Covid-19 pandemic, construction of the HCMC’s Metro Line No.2, connecting Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Tham Luong depot in District 12, is scheduled to start at the end of this year while 85 percent amount of the total work of Metro Line No.1, connecting Ben Thanh Market and the Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9, has been completed, announced the HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR).
Chairman of the People’s Committee of HCMC, Nguyen Thanh Phong gave a nod to the HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) to rebuild the surface of Le Loi Street, on the section from Pasteur Street to Nguyen Hue Street, in District 1 for the public transport before April 30, announced the Office of HCMC People's Committee on April 6.
Chairman of HCMC People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on March 23 asked relevant departments and sectors to give priority to solving problems for projects, including the Metro Line No 1, the rebuilding of Ton Duc Thang Museum and construction of HCMC Center for Innovative Startup to ensure timely completion of the works.
The Ministry of Transport on January 13 delegated the HCMC Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR) to build the pre-feasibility study report on the construction of a railway route from Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta hub of Can Tho which is among the middle-term plans for public investment in the 2021-2025 period.
The State Council for Pre-Acceptance Test of Construction Works has asked the HCMC Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR) to urgently inspect the replacement of elastomeric bearings pads for the entire length of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line after they fell out from the bedrock at the pillar P14-10 of Package 2 (CP2).
Deputy Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Tran Luu Quang, representatives from agencies and districts worked with Management Authority for Urban Railways HCMC (MAUR) on site clearance progress for Ben Thanh-Tham Luong metro line project on May 22.
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 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.
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).
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.