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    Ho Chi Minh City metro line 1 construction contract signed


    VIETNAM: A contract for the construction of the first stage of Ho Chi Minh City metro line 1 was signed on May 16, paving the way for main works to begin in September. The 17·1 km elevated section between Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien Park with 11 stations is ...

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    Ho Chi Minh City metro design and supervision contract


    VIETNAM: Ho Chi Minh City's Management Authority for Urban Railways has awarded the design, tender documentation and site supervision services contract for metro Line 2 to a consortium of Pöyry, ILF Beratende Ingenieure, Obermeyer Planen + Beraten and local partner Tedi South. The design and documentation phase is scheduled to ...

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    ADB loan supports Hanoi metro Line 3


    VIETNAM: The Asian Development Bank has agreed to provide US$293m in funding to support construction of Line 3 of Hanoi’s urban rail master plan. The decision adds to loans already in place from EIB and Agence Française de Développement. The 12·5 km first phase of the heavy metro line will ...

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    EIB supports Ho Chi Minh metro Line 2


    VIETNAM: Magdalena Álvarez Arza, Vice President of the European Investment Bank, signed a finance contract worth €150m with Vietnamese Deputy Finance Minister Tran Xuan Ha on December 6. The loan is part of a funding package for the first phase of metro Line 2 in Ho Chi Minh City. The ...

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    EIB supports Hanoi metro


    VIETNAM: The European Investment Bank extended its first loan for a metro line in Asia when it signed a €73m finance contract with Vietnam on October 4. The loan is part of a package from Asian Development Bank, Agence Française de Développement and EIB to fund construction of the first ...

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    Ceremony launches work on Ho Chin Minh City metro Line 2


    VIETNAM: Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai attended a ceremony on August 24 at which the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee formally marked the start of work on metro Line 2. Opening is scheduled for 2016. The first phase of Line 2 will be 11·2 km long, linking Tham ...

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    Alstom to modernise Hanoi - Vinh signalling


    VIETNAM: On December 5 state railway DSVN signed a €38·3m contract with Alstom Transport for the modernisation of signalling at 34 stations on the 319 km Hanoi - Vinh line by the second quarter of 2012. Alstom will supply a control centre, electronic interlockings and trackside equipment including point ...

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    Ho Chi Minh City breaks ground


    VIETNAM: A ceremony at Long Binh in Ho Chin Minh City's District 9 on February 21 marked the start of ground clearance works on the site chosen for a US$28m depot for the city's first metro line. Bids are due to be called imminently for four construction contracts, ...