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Work starts on Hanoi metro


9/28/2010

Published on Sep 28, 2010

Construction has started on the Vietnam’s first metro line. Vietnamnet reported that work began on the 12.5km line in Hanoi on Saturday. The line, which will run from the city’s Tu Liem District and to Hanoi Railway Station, will be the fi rst of fi ve metro lines to be developed in the Vietnamese capital during the next decade. The first line is expected to commence operations in 2015, with trains travelling at a maximum speed of 80kph.

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