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Ho Chi Minh Metro Line 1: Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien

Project data

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • The line No. 1 consists of 14 stations and 19.7 km length with 2.6km underground- and 17.1km elevated section
  • The introduction of this metro line will see the central districts of HCMC linked directly with the eastern parts of the city such as District 2, District 9 and Thu Duc District.
  • Construction status: in progress


  • Forming the concrete levels without shoring to the ground for construction of several of the elevated stations in order to protect the existing water pipes along Xa Lo Ha Noi highway with diameters up to 2.4m.
  • Each bay of the station has a width of 12.5m and an approximate clear height to the concourse level of 4.5m.


  • Main contractor: SUMITOMO -CIENCO 6 Corp.
  • Sub-contractor: HOA BINH Corp.
  • PERI Customer: LOTUS Greentech Co.
  • Field Service: PERI Asia PTE LTD.

Customer's benefit

  • Easy and fast formwork alignment
  • Maximum level of safety for the site team during every phase of construction through the compatibility of the balanced cantilever equipment
  • No negative effects on the existing water pipes during the viaduct construction using the cantilevered construction method
Mr Le Tan Dat
Project Site Manager

PERI has provided us with good products and a customized solution to meet our technical requirements. Besides that, we are satisfied with the engineering support and formwork supervision at the jobsite.

PERI solution

  • Customized VARIOKIT Trusses are suspended from the pier caps by four DW26 tie rods to support a maximum load of 50 tones without any shoring to the ground.
  • MULTIFLEX Girder Slab Formwork with MULTIPROP shores are being applied for forming the slab.