Authorities in Hanoi, Vietnam have launched the business operation of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line mission.
The China-built line, stretching from Cat Linh in Ba Dinh district to Ha Dong district, is claimed to be the primary city railway to begin providers in Vietnam.
Hanoi inaugurated the road after taking on the mission from its investor, the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport.
Commuters will have the ability to get free rides on the brand new metro route in the course of the first 15 days of the business run.
That includes 12 stations, Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line is an elevated line spanning over 13km.
Every practice has 4 carriages, with the capability to accommodate as much as 1,000 commuters.
The practice has been constructed to journey at a pace of 80km per hour.
Final month, the State Council for Acceptance of Development Tasks sanctioned the standard evaluation outcomes of the metro observe, marking the final step for the road’s graduation of operations.
Chinese language ODA invested a complete of practically $886m for this mission.
The official development of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway mission commenced in October 2011.
Final December, the mission concluded its trial run, masking over 70,000km on 1000’s of journeys, permitting the system to start its business operations.
In July this 12 months, Vietnam took the supply of two extra trains for Ho Chi Minh Metropolis’s Metro Line No 1 (Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien).