The metro line 1


[Fig. Metro Line 1]

v General information:

-         Alignment: Ben Thanh (Quach Thi Trang Square) – Le Loi – Nguyen Sieu – Ngo Van Nam – Ton Duc Thang – Ba Son – Nguyen Huu Canh – Van Thanh – Dien Bien Phu – Sai Gon Bridge – Ha Noi Highway - Long Binh Depot.

-         Total length: 19.7 km (2.6 km underground and 17.1 km elevated).

-         Number of station: 14 stations (3 underground stations and 11 elevated stations).

-         Depot and workshop at Long Binh Ward, District 9 with an area of 20 ha.

-         Project cost (estimated): 2.491 billion USD.

-         Donor: JICA - Japan.

-         In the future, the metro line 1 is oriented to extend from Suoi Tien Station to Bien Hoa City (Dong Nai province) and Binh Duong province.

v This project has 04 main packages, as follows:

-         Package 1: Civil works for underground section, consisting of package 1a and  package 1b:

+ The package 1a: constructing the underground section from Ben Thanh central station to Opera House station, including Ben Thanh central station and a subway tunnel (L=515 m).

+ The package 1b: constructing the underground section from Opera House station to Ba Son station, including 02 underground stations and a subway tunnel (L=1,315 m).

-         Package 2: Civil works for the elevated section from Ba Son to Binh Duong province (L=17.1km) and depot.

-         Package 3: E&M, Rolling Stock, Track work.

-         Package 4: IT system of O&M Company’s Office

v Implementation progress:


-         The metro line 1 is expected to complete construction and start operation in 2020.