After months of waiting, the underground station of Ho Chi Minh City Metro Line 1 has "overtaken" to complete nearly 82% in many items.
On the afternoon of April 26, the Management Board of Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway (MAUR) returned all the space and ground in front of the City Theater Station . MAUR also handed over the railway infrastructure center to temporarily set up the green space, creating a landscape of an empty area in front of the City Theater to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the reunification of the country (April 30, 1975 - 30 / 4/2020).
The total construction project of urban railway No. 1 (Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien) has a length of 19.7 km, including 2.6 km underground and 17.1 km high with 14 stations. Of which, 3 underground stations and 11 elevated stations. Particularly, Ho Chi Minh City Station together with Ba Son Station is one of the two underground stations of the package CP1b also belonging to metro line No. 1 (Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien) with a surface of 190 m long, 26 m wide, including 4 floors.
B1 floor includes lobby, ticket machines, automatic toll gates . and information guide for passengers. Floors B2 and B4 are used as the platform where the train stops and stops to pick up and drop off passengers. Level B3 is the equipment floor for station staff, disaster control center, rest area and electrical equipment rooms, air conditioners and ventilation systems, electromechanical rooms (sewage pumping system) ), ventilation ducts of the terminal.
B1 floor of this underground station initially completed more than 82%. In the photo is an art ceiling that simulates the image of the City Theater located in the main lobby of the ticket sales area. This is also the place that marks the start of the station on the B1 floor.
Hand box counter area .
7 automatic ticketing machines will be installed soon.
With a length of 190 m and a width of 26 m, the Opera House station has an elevator system, automatic escalators and stairs for the disabled.
The stairway leads to B2 floor to where the train stops, stops and picks up passengers.
Regarding the construction progress at B1 floor of the City Theater Station, the Urban Railway Management Board said it has exceeded 96 days compared to the original plan and 6 days before with the recent People's Committee report.
Le Thanh Le, Construction Manager of CP1b package, said that up to now, the structure of the City Theater has reached about 99%, the perfection reaches 70 to 80%. Basements B1 and B3 are basically completed, basements B2 and B4 are performing electrical work, brick and wall installation.
Construction and installation of electromechanical systems at level B2.
Panoramic view of underground station of the City Theater seen from above.
The first metro line of the country is expected to be put into operation on the overhead section from Binh Thai intersection to Long Binh Depot (District 9) in 2020. This is also a key project of Ho Chi Minh City which is expected. over the years.