Ninth train of Nhon-Ha Noi Station urban railway line arrives in Ha Noi

Update: 18:17 | 13/09/2021
The ninth train of the Ha Noi urban railway line No.3 connecting Nhon and Ha Noi Station has arrived at the depot in Ha Noi, and the 10th, also the last, train is expected to reach Hai Phong port on September 14, the Ha Noi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) said on September 11.
Ninth train of Nhon-Hanoi Station urban railway line arrives in Hanoi
The ninth train of the Nhon-Ha Noi Station urban railway line arrives in Ha Noi. (Photo: Vietnamnet.vn)

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-Ha Noi 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.

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(Source: VNA)