First look at Hanoi’s elevated railway train

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The train is expected to start running next June, three years behind its original deadline



 The model train to be used for Cat Linh-Ha Dong, a main line of Hanoi’s first elevated rail system, is on display October 29. The train is around 20 meters long and can transport more than 300 people. Photos: Ba Do/VnExpress
 These priority seats are for old people, children, pregnant women and people with disabilities.
 Air-conditioners on the ceiling of the train.
Exit signs.
 Notices on the automatic door.
 Train riders can easily check the journey of the train.
A display on one side of the train showing the route. 
 The wheels are made from German steel and the engine is made in China.
The cab is around five square meters. 
 Hundreds of people who come to check the train are asked to share their opinion. The model will be at Giang Vo Exhibition Center at 148 Giang Vo Street, Ba Dinh District, until the end of November. The 13-kilometer line is expected to be put in use next year.

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