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Hanoi Metro Report: 2023 edition

Riding Line 2A, Line 3 construction news, updates on future lines, and a look at the Hanoi Metro map and future interchange stations. This is the third Hanoi Metro Report by Future Southeast Asia. The last report was in July 2022, so this report will cover news since then. Operating Metro Lines Line 2A Line […]

Southeast Asia Railways Report – 2023 edition

Railways that are planned or under construction in Southeast Asia (2023). This is the second edition of the Southeast Asia Railways Report. This article lists projects under construction or that have been in the news over the last year. This list is for national railways, and there will be another post for urban transit railways. […]

Line 2 Hanoi Metro: Connecting the airport to the old city

Line 2 (Hoan Kiem Line) of the Hanoi Metro is a proposed rapid transit railway that will connect Noi Bai International Airport to the old city area in Hoan Kiem District. Line 2 will be 42 km in length with 32 stations and 2 depots. The line will be build in 4 phases: Phase 1: […]

Ho Chi Minh City construction update – 2023 edition

This is the 5th annual Ho Chi Minh City construction update at Future Southeast Asia (here are the updates for 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022). It’s been an eventful year since the last update, so let’s get started. This is a general overview, and not an exhaustive list. Construction news One Central HCM One Central […]

Line 2 HCMC Metro

Line 2 of the Ho Chi Minh City Metro (HCMC Metro) is the planned second line of the Ho Chi Minh City transit system. Phase 1 will go from Ben Thanh Station (interchanging with Line 1) to Tan Binh. The total length is 11.3 km (9.3 km underground and 2 km elevated) with 11 stations […]

Ho Chi Minh City Metro Concept Map

If Saigon had a subway like Shanghai - an expanded map of the planned Ho Chi Minh City Metro.

Ho Chi Minh City Metro Concept Map