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Monday, 21/08/2017 | 22:42:11 GMT+7
Hanoi's first railway project taking shape

The Hanoi Railway Project Management Unit has released new photos of the progress of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway construction, which has been underway since October 2011.

20/09/2016 11:24:00

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The US$550 million project constructed by the China Railway Sixth Group Co, Ltd starts at the Cat Linh (Dong Da District) and ends at Yen Nghia station (Ha Dong).

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In total, the project includes 12 stations and a depot at Phu Luong (Ha Dong).

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From Hoang Cau lake, the railway runs along the streets to the Yen Lang intersection.

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The entire project has a length of 13 km is elevated (from Cat Linh to Ha Dong). The depot at Ha Dong is massive, spanning 19.6 hectares.

 

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It has a capacity to operate 13 trains with carrier frequency of every two minutes with a maximum speed of 80 kilometres per hour, but in reality will most likely operate much slower at 35 kilometres per hour.


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The route crosses the river Lich at the Yen Lang intersection.

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And it also crosses around the area crossroad running toward Nguyen Trai Street (Thanh Xuan) right next to Royal City.

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Works on Nguyen Trai Street running through the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Hanoi.

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At the Khuat Duy Tien-Nguyen Xien intersection.

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The railway runs from Nguyen Trai on Tran Phu (Ha Dong district).

 

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Nhue River running through the property.

 

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At intersections Phung Hung - Thanh Binh and White Bridge (Ha Dong).

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Continue extending towards Quang Trung Street.

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On Quang Trung Street (Ha Dong district), it runs the road Ba La, ending at the Yen Nghia Bus Station.

 

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The train is expected to be operational in mid-2017 and operate daily from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm.

(Vietnamnet)