Nearly 90% of people approve of metro station near Sword Lake


VGP – After ten days of display, up to 88% of respondents agreed the location of C9 metro underground station near Hoan Kiem (Returned Sword) Lake. 

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The Ha Noi Metro Railway Management Board reported that 60% of the feedback came from people between the ages of 22 and 60, of which 88% of respondents were Vietnamese, while the rest were foreigners. 

Nearly 40% of respondents are residents living near the Hoan Kiem Lake, the potential location of underground station C9.

The C9 metro underground station is part of the metro line No. 2 connecting Nam Thang Long and Tran Hung Dao street.  

The station is planned to be located at km9+864,645 under the flower garden by the Lake on Dinh Tien Hoang Street with three floors, including a concourse level, a technical area and a platform level. The shortest distance from the station to Sword Lake is some 10m. According to the initial design, the station will have four gates.

The investment in the project has been pegged at VNĐ34.690 trillion (US$1.5 billion) allocated from the Japanese government’s official development assistance and the reciprocal capital is from the State budget./.  

By Khanh Phuong