Second train for Hanoi metro line docks in Hai Phong

VOV.VN - The second metro train that will be used on the Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station route docked at the Hai Phong port early on February 5.

The train manufactured in France consists of four carriages which will be able to accommodate between 944 and 1,124 passengers.

Once fully operational, the train will be capable of reaching a maximum speed of 80 km/h.

Most notably, the train is fully equipped to feature modern facilities, including air conditioners, ventilators, radio, camera, fire protection, and smoke detection systems, and automatic LED lights.

The arrival of the carriages marks the completion of the second train that has been specifically produced for the line out of a total of ten. The other eight trains are now in the process of being manufactured in France and are due to arrive in Vietnam by July.

The Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station metro line spans for a length of 12.5 kilometres and runs from Nhon in the western district of Nam Tu Liem through to Kim Ma street before concluding at the newly-refurbished Hanoi Railway Station in downtown Hanoi.

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