Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line begins commercial operation

The Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line project in Hanoi was officially inaugurated and put into commercial operation on November 6.


The line, which runs from Cat Linh in Ba Dinh district to Ha Dong district, is the first urban railway put into operation in the country.

With total investment of approximately 886 million USD, funded by Chinese ODA, the elevated line is more than 13km long and has 12 stations and 13 trains. Each train, whose designed speed is 80 km per hour, has four carriages capable of carrying over 900 passengers./.