The steel used in beam support pads in HCMC’s first metro line does not meet contracted standards and poses a safety threat, an urban railway source told VnExpress.
|An engineer checks the beam supporting pad at an area on the elevated section of HCMC’s first metro line, January 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Pham Quynh.|
Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source said the agreement between the city Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR) and the contractors, Civil Engineering Construction Corporation No. 6 (Cienco 6) and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation, requires them to use a certain quality of elastomeric laminated bearings pads, which are reinforced steel plates sandwiched between layers of rubber.Tiếp tục đọc “Steel used in HCMC metro beam support falls short of contracted quality: source”