[VnExpress] – – La Khe, the first terminal of the Cat Linh – Ha Dong railway (Ha Noi), will be completed in May and open for passengers to visit, experience.
Cat Linh railway project – Ha Dong was started in 2011 including 13 km high railway, 1.7 km to depot, 12 stations … According to plan, the project is completed in 2016 but was slow down, so we only run the test in September this year and launch in 2018.
On May 3, the first station of the route at La Khe (Quang Trung Ward, Ha Dong) is basically completed. The train was crane up. A train of 4 carriages, carrying over 1,200 people. In particular, the car cabin weighs about 35 tons, 19 meters long, 3.8 meters high, 2.8 meters wide. The passenger compartment weighs 32 tons, the other parameters are similar to the cab.
The train is located on the second floor of the station, where the hall is ten meters wide. Both sides have escalators, stairs to go up.
The cockpit is about 5 m2, the driver’s seat is at the right corner. The cockpit is equipped with electronic screens, walkie-talkies, telephones … According to the management, this train is a bit changed and improved compared to the model ships in 2015.
Guide the stations on the route
The engine, gear wheels are designed from steel imported from Germany. The machine is manufactured from China, many other parts are imported from Japan, Czech …
From the second floor to the display area of La Khe station can be reached by stairs and escalators.
The first floor of the model station is hundreds of square meters, exhibited many pictures, pictures related to the project.
The first floor is spacious, where ticket reservations and passenger information are available. The adjacent toilet is equipped with modern furniture. In addition, there is an area for staff and technical systems.
The gateway to the automated ticket control is eye-catching.
On the first floor of this terminal also displays the project model from start to finish. In addition, there are specific models each miniature terminal.
More than 28,000 m of completed railroads have been completed, the contractor is constructing a rail linking the Depot and internal ramp to the ship repair and repair subdivision. The project has installed walls to prevent noise, waterproofing the deck. Some items of equipment for fire protection, drainage, electricity supply … are installed.
Sample station La Khe viewed from Quang Trung.
According to the plan, at the end of July 2017, the contractor will complete the installation of equipment, the target to October 2017 will run the entire system and complete the sample station in May for the first visit.