The three-car train is placed on to the T1 metro track at Long Binh Depot in District 9 on Tuesday morning.
The interior is designed with two rows of seats and has a total of 783 handgrips for standing passengers. Each handle is about 0.4 m apart.
Priority seating areas for the elderly, pregnant mothers and the disabled.
Each row of seats has a fire extinguisher placed underneath.
An alarm system and a box containing a hammer, flashlight and other emergency equipment is beside the entrance.
Each car has electronic signages to notify and help passengers navigate.
Cockpits are at both ends of the train.
The siren system is attached beneath the train.
The train's wheels feature a track gauge of 1.4 m.
Japanese staff wait inside the train.
The hull is made of aluminum alloy.
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