Ben Thanh Central Station (Contract Package 1-A) under Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway Construction Project Line 1 (Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien Section) (funded by JICA)

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Country: Vietnam

Client: Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway PMU

The Ben Thanh Station is a fully integrated public transport interchange linking 4 lines of MRT, which are line 1, 2, 3a and 4 and an underground bus station. The 4 lines link at different levels from B2 to B4. The Station comprises a concourse level at B1 above the platform levels B2 to B4 and this provides for underground pedestrian access into the concourse and various junctions of main roads and streets above. The concourse level includes an approximately 600m long Underground Shopping Mall (UMS) which will serve pedestrian traffic entering and exiting the concourse.

The NJPT Association (leaded by Nikken Sekkei Civil Engineering Ltd) is awarded by the Client to provide the integrated design services for this project. Meinhardt signs the sub-contract with the Association to provide M&E design service for the project, including:


Task 1: Front End Engineering Design (FEED)

  • Preparation of Project Standards
  • Study of Architectural Design Options
  • Study on Construction Options
  • Fire Prevention/Fire Fighting and Disaster Prevention
  • Study on Major Temporary Works/Utilities
  • Structural Study
  • Preparation of Environmental Protection Plan
  • Preparation of Drawings (plans, Structure, Architecture, M&E)
  • Preparation of Total Cost Estimate
  • Preparation of Implementation Plan

Task 2: Technical Design for CP1a of Line 1

  • Technical Design for Architecture, Structural and M&E Works
  • Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention/Disaster Prevention
  • Preparation of Technical Specifications
  • Preparation of Drawings (plan, Structure, Architecture, M&E)
  • Preparation of Cost Estimate