Ba Son Station - one of three Metro underground stations No. 1 (Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien) has a wavy architecture, similar to the landscape of the Saigon River, expected to be completed by the end of May.
The station is located on Ton Duc Thang Street, along the Saigon River, District 1. The project is 240 m long, 34 m wide, 20 m deep with two underground floors. The first floor includes a lobby, ticket machine, automatic toll gate, information room, etc. has been completed. The second floor is the platform (where trains pick up and drop off passengers) which is being accelerated to complete items such as walls, ceilings, lighting systems...
The first floor of Ba Son station has a complete basic wavy pattern design
The upper floor of Ba Son station has a modern design with the main white color, the ceiling is covered with steel patterns, creating a wavy shape. The floor below the main color is blue. This architecture aims to create harmony, similarity in space and landscape of the nearby Saigon River. “This also has a unique feature to help customers easily identify Ba Son station with other stations of the metro line,” said Le Van Quang Vinh, manager of the contract for the construction of the station, under the Management Board of Urban Railways (MAUR – owner). investment) said.
Ba Son Station has 5 entrances up and down. The first is located on the sidewalk of VP Bank Tower Saigon, the second is on the sidewalk of Ba Son Company, the third is on the banks of the Saigon River. The remaining two paths are arranged to connect the project of office and commercial buildings in the Saigon - Ba Son complex. Inside the station, there are 3 escalators and 2 elevators between the first and second floors.
The first floor of Ba Son station has a modern design, with the main color being white
According to MAUR, the construction progress of the first floor of Ba Son station is 31 days earlier than planned. The upper ground is also being accelerated to re-establish and return the space, before handing over to the city. The completed project will become one of the important traffic hubs in the central area - where many major roads are connected such as Ton Duc Thang, Nguyen Huu Canh, Le Thanh Ton, Ly Tu Trong... Thu Thiem 2 bridge also goes. through this area, is expected to be exploited next year.
Ba Son underground station and Opera House station are part of package CP1b of Metro Line 1, connected to each other through a 781 m long underground section. Before that, the 4-storey City Theater Station was basically completed. 515 m away, the remaining underground station of the metro line is Ben Thanh, currently reaching 88% and the plan is to be completed by the end of this year.
The station is located deep under the Ba Son complex, near the Saigon River.
According to MAUR, on Metro Line No. 1 is focusing on construction of other items such as electromechanical systems, signal information, equipment installation at stations, etc. It is expected that in July, 6 more trains will enter the city. , along with the first train brought back in October last year will prepare for test operation.
Metro No. 1 has a total investment of more than 43,700 billion VND, nearly 20 km long from Ben Thanh station to Long Binh depot (Thu Duc city). In addition to the three underground stations mentioned above, the project also has 11 elevated stations. The entire metro line currently has more than 84% of the volume and is expected to be completed and put into operation in 2022.