Ho Chi Minh City

New Ben Thanh bus terminal put into service

Ho Chi Minh City Management & Operation Center for Public Transport on December 28 put into service new Ben Thanh modern bus terminal on Ham Nghi Street in District 1.

New Ben Thanh bus terminal put into service

Mr. Tran Chi Trung, Director of the center said the new terminal covers an area of 5,600 sq meter having 33 bus routes. It has total investment capital of up to VND 8.5billion.

 There are 12 electronic screens connecting the center via internet, four modern restrooms and passengers will check bus route information and schedules…

Deputy director of HCMC Transport Department Tran Quang Lam said this terminal aims to replace Ben Thanh bus terminal, which was effected by the construction of Metro No.1 Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien.

The new Ben Thanh modern bus terminal meets people traveling’s demand. It is expected to attract more people in using public transport, reducing traffic congestion and traffic accident in HCMC.

New Ben Thanh bus terminal put into service ảnh 1 Passengers check bus information
 
New Ben Thanh bus terminal put into service ảnh 2

QUOC HUNG-Translated by M.Quyen

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