Six wagons of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line arrive in HCMC - Six wagons of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line arrive in HCMC - Website Ho Chi Minh City
Japanese ship, Kaisa, carrying eight Japanese engineers and six wagons of the metro line No. 1 linking Ben Thanh in District 1 to Suoi Tien Theme Park in Thu Duc City docked at Khanh Hoi Port in District 4, Ho Chi Minh City this morning after a nine-day journey.
It spent around two hours lifting the locomotives off the ship and placing them on special vehicles.
After arriving in the depot, they will be installed in T1 railway to form the second train of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line. The third train will be installed in another railway.
According to Gemadept Logistics Company, a sub-contractor in charge of transporting the metro, the transportation route this time is similar to the first one with the total length of 26 kilometers following Nguyen Tat Thanh – Ton Duc Thang – Nguyen Huu Canh – Nguyen Co Thach – Mai Chi Tho – Hanoi Highway – National Highway No.1 – Road 400 – Hoang Huu Nam – Road No.11 to Long Binh Depot.
In the upcoming time, the wagons will be step-by-step operated in trial processes at the depot, from the depot to Tan Cang (New Port) and the final step in the whole route including the trial run of 11 different systems, consisting electricity, signal and track systems, etc.