Tan Cang will be the largest station on HCMC’s metro line No.1 and have a different design from the 10 others above ground. This is a preview for our readers … #MustSeeInVietnam Editor
Tan Cang Station in Binh Thanh District is now 93% complete. It is one of 11 stations out of the 14 that will not be underground.
Workers complete a staircase leading to the second floor next to an escalator.
Tan Cang will be the only station with four tracks since it will be connected with the metro line No.5 in future.
The tracks on the second floor of Tan Cang Station.
One of the concourses in the station. The platform edge doors are built of steel and glass imported from Germany.
Workers complete the ventilation system.
A map of the metro line No.1, which will run 19.7 km between Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Long Binh Depot in Thu Duc City.
Set to cost over VND43.7 trillion (US$1.89 billion), the line is now 93% complete and is expected to enter service in the fourth quarter of next year.
Graphics by Hoang Khanh
By Quynh Tran for E.VnExpress.net
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