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.
Ho Chi Minh City has proposed the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Information and Communications to send experts to attend the city’s appraisal council for technical design of the second metro line, Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, to increase efficiency and reduce time of appraisal.
Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has consulted the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Transport about the proposal to adjust the implementation time and total investment capital of the second metro line project Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, said the committee office on March 3.
HCMC People’s Committee has assigned the city Urban Railway Management Board to take the initiative in working with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to soon reach a consensus on the compensation and resettlement policy for the second metro line, Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, said the board on December 25.
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.
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.
Urban Railway Management Board in HCMC yesterday said that it has proposed the city’s People’s Committee to put off implementation time of the second metro line, Ben Thanh-Tham Luong, until December 13, 2020.
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.