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07-10/7/2021

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A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line

Hanoi’s second metro line tested its first train on Friday to prepare for commercial operations scheduled to start at the end of this year.

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line
The train to be used on the Nhon – Hanoi Railway Station line had arrived three months ago from France. For an hour, it ran five kilometers.

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line
The train has four cars made of aluminum painted in green, reddish pink and white to represent Khue Van Cac, the Pavilion of the Constellation of Literature, the symbol of Hanoi.

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line
Vietnamese and foreign experts at the trial run.

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line

For the moment, only foreign conductors are allowed to operate the train.

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line

The train can carry 944–1,124 passengers traveling at average speed of 35 kilometers per hour though it has a top speed of 80 kph.

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line

The train has an automatic smoke and fire detection system.

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line

There are screens to indicate the next station coming up in addition to the public address system. The lighting adjusts automatically when the train enters an underground tunnel.

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line

Workers make checks of physical specifications.

A peek into Hanoi’s 2nd metro line

The Nhon-Hanoi Station metro line will run 12.5 kilometers from western Nam Tu Liem District through Kim Ma Street to the city railway station in the downtown area. It costs VND33 trillion ($1.42 billion) to build.

Its elevated section is expected to be ready by the end of this year and the underground section a year later.

Source: Vnexpress

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