Another square might be inherent front of Ben Thanh Market once the station is done in 2020.

Ho Chi Minh City arrangements to annihilate the prominent open space before its notable Ben Thanh Market to clear a path for a noteworthy metro line underground station.

Extend directors said development of the Ben Thanh terminal will begin this Saturday, and the celebrated circle should go.

A close-by transport station will likewise be expelled, they said.

Amid development, Pham Ngu Lao Street will be closed off and there will be constrained one-path access on areas of Yersin and Ky Con.

The station is planned for finish in 2020, and will associate with 40 meters underground.

When work on the station is finished, another range will be worked over the ground for individuals to appreciate.

There will be doorways in September 23rd Park outside Ben Thanh Market, and along Ham Nghi, Pham Ngu Lao and Phan Chu Trinh.

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The circle might be supplanted by a square a while later. Impression by Ho Chi Minh City Metro Line Project Management Board.

The metro line will run about 20 kilometers between Ben Thanh and Suoi Tien in District 9, and crosswise over District 1, District 2 and Binh Thanh in the city’s downtown zone. Work began in August 2012 and is relied upon to cost $2.49 billion.


About three kilometers of the line will be underground.

Numerous city occupants are now steamed at the quantity of trees that have been relinquished for the venture.

The city expelled many trees from the heart of District 1 in July 2014 to change over Nguyen Hue into a walker road and assemble the primary underground station for the metro line close to the Opera House.

In March a year ago, it reported an arrangement to move and chop down 300 trees along Ton Duc Thang Street, additionally in District 1, to clear a path for another station and a scaffold going out to District 2.

Many trees were additionally felled to clear a path for Ben Thanh Station before the end of last year.