ex. Game, Music, Video, Photography

Main contractor stops work on Hanoi metro underground section

Hyundai E&C-Ghella, main contractor for Hanoi’s second metro route, has put a 4-km underground section on hold, citing site clearance failures.

Ngày đăng: 24 tháng 9, 2021
Cập nhật: 19 tháng 1, 2023
Lượt xem: 337736567
Nguồn: vnexpress

The South Korean-Italian joint venture said it will put on hold the underground section of the Nhon–Hanoi Railway Station line as the site needed for it has yet to be cleared, the Hanoi People’s Committee, the executive branch of the administration, said Tuesday in a letter sent to the People’s Council, the municipal legislature.

The line is to run 12.5 kilometers from Nhon in the western district of Nam Tu Liem, via Kim Ma Street to the downtown Hanoi Railway Station. The route comprises 8.5 kilometers on elevated tracks and the remaining four underground with four stations – S9, S10, S11 and S12.

The People’s Committee said the contractor had already submitted a complaint in July, saying it does not have the land to build the S11 station, one of four in the underground section. The city’s compensation policy for affected households is yet to be approved.

City leaders and related parties had since then organized different meetings to remove obstacles and speed up the project.

In early August, Hanoi established an inter-sectoral team to strengthen coordination in handling issues related to the metro line.

This is not the first time that the construction of the underground section has been affected by the delay in handing over a clear site to the contractor.

In April 2019, the contractor had complained about the slow disbursement of funds and delays in handing over construction land. It had requested the investor, the Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB), for a compensation of $81 million. The MRB sorted out the issue later.

In another development, the MRB last Thursday announced that the elevated section of the Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station line will not be put into operation later this year as planned earlier due to "objective difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic."

Work on the project began in 2010 with an estimated of $1.2 billion and operations scheduled to start in 2017, but several delays have pushed the cost up to $1.55 billion.

The line is scheduled to be completed next year, but it is not clear what impact the work stoppage on the underground section will have on the project’s timeline.


Tin tức liên quan

Vietnamese boat seized off Malaysia for illegal fishing
news 24/09/2021

Vietnamese boat seized off Malaysia for illegal fishing

news | 336566578

12 Vietnamese fishermen have been detained by Malaysian authorities 'in an act of deterrence'.

 Dong Nai house ‘breathes’ through its walls
life 19/03/2021

Dong Nai house ‘breathes’ through its walls

style | 14206623

A house in southern Dong Nai Province has walls built of bricks with holes, or structural bricks, to enable ventilation.

 Vietnam has two new UNESCO-recognized biosphere reserves
travel 18/09/2021

Vietnam has two new UNESCO-recognized biosphere reserves

places | 325426562

UNESCO has designated the Nui Chua National Park in Ninh Thuan Province and Kon Ha Nung Plateau in Gia Lai as global biosphere reserves.

 Vietnamese mother wins daughter back from French ex
news 29/03/2021

Vietnamese mother wins daughter back from French ex

news | 154196610

A Vietnamese mother has been reunited with her daughter after winning a four-year custody fight against the girl's father.

Chủ đề liên quan

Link Tài Trợ - Sponsored Links

Công Thức Vật Lý
Loading…