Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC building modern bus station in downtown area

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HCMC Public Passenger Transport Management and Operation Center yesterday said that it is building the new Ben Thanh bus operation station in Ham Nghi street, District 1.
 

Ben Thanh bus station in Ham Nghi street, District 1 (Photo: SGGP)

Ben Thanh bus station in Ham Nghi street, District 1 (Photo: SGGP)

The station is expected to cover an area of 5,700 square meters comprising 16 bus stops. It will be installed with electronic boards for passengers to look for information about bus routes, camera system and toilets.
Investment capital will total VND7 billion ($308,000).
The station is expected to be put into operation after two months of construction.
That is the first modern work serving public passenger transport by bus in the city, contributing in attracting residents to travel by buses to reduce traffic jam and accidents for a civilized, modern and humane city.


By QUOC HUNG –Translated by Hai Mien

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