the metro line 5

[Fig. Metro Line 5]

v General information:

-         Alignment: New Can Giuoc Terminal– Highway No.50 – Tung Thien Vuong – Phu Dong Thien Vuong – Ly Thuong Kiet – Hoang Van Thu – Phan Dang Luu – Bach Dang – Dien Bien Phu – Sai Gon Bridge

-         Total length: 23,39 km.

-         This project is separated into 2 phases:

a) Phase 1 (Bay Hien Intersection – Sai Gon Bridge)

-         Total length: 8.89 km (7.46 km underground and 1.43 km elevated).

-         Number of station: 9 stations (including 8 underground stations and 01 elevated station).

-         Mini depot at Hoang Van Thu park with an area of 2 ha.

-         Donor: Kingdom of Spain (ODA fund), ADB, EIB, KfW.

-         Project cost (estimated): 1.563 billion Euro.

-          Implementation progress:

+ Investment policy: the Prime Minister has allowed investment separation.

+ Project implementation preparation: Implementing the bidding of FEED design.

+ Boundary Profiles: Department of Transportation is reviewing.

b) Phase 2 (Bay Hien intersection – New Can Giuoc Bus Station) and Da Phuoc depot.

-         Total length: 14.5 km (8.9 km underground and 5.6 km elevated).

-         Number of station: 13 stations (8 underground stations and 5 elevated stations).

-         Depot and workshop at Da Phuoc ward in Binh Chanh district with an area of 31.68 ha.

-         Total investment cost (estimated): 2.183 billion Euro.

-         Expected investment form: ODA, PPP,…

-         Implementation progress:

+ MAUR has implemented the Technical Assistant (implementing the Pre-Feasibility Study and Feasibility Study of the metro line 5 phase 2 project) funded by Korea Government (KOICA).

+ The Pre-Feasibility Study is expected to be completed and submitted to the National Assembly of Vietnam for the investment approval in 2017.