Ninth train of Nhon-Hanoi Station urban railway line arrives in Hanoi

The ninth train of the Hanoi urban railway line No.3 connecting Nhon and Hanoi Station has arrived at the depot in Hanoi, and the 10th, also the last, train is expected to reach Hai Phong port on September 14, the Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) said on September 11.

According to the MRB, the last train of the line will be delivered to the capital city by truck on September 14.

All the 10 trains of the Nhon-Hanoi Station are designed and manufactured by France's Alstom company.

The trains have four carriages each, with a capacity of carrying between 944 and 1,124 passengers.

The urban railway line No.3 has an investment of about 30.1 trillion VND (1.29 billion USD) funded by official development assistance of the French Development Agency and loans from the French Government.

The line will span 12.5km, running through six districts: Nam Tu Liem, Bac Tu Liem, Cau Giay, Ba Dinh, Dong Da and Hoan Kiem. It consists of 12 stations including eight elevated and four underground.

The manufacturing of trains for the line is part of bidding package CP06 of the project, which has total value of over 7.76 trillion VND. It was signed in January 2017.

Source: Vietnam News Agency