Bulgaria’s Govt to Allocate Extra BGN 8M to Sofia Metro Line 2 Extension

Domestic | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 09:39|  views

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Bulgaria’s caretaker government is to allocate BGN 8 M to the completion of the last metro station of the extension of the second metro line in Sofia.

The proposal for the financial injection has been made available for public discussion which ends on September 11, according to reports of Standard daily.

The allocation is expected to be approved at the first sitting of the caretaker cabinet after September 11.

The money will go to the completion of the extension of metro line 2 from the James Bourchier Metro Station to Hladilnika and the opening of the Hladilnika metro station.

The construction of the new metro station and the 1.3km extension of metro line 2 leading to it started in August and the deadline for completion is June 2016.

The launch of the Hladilnika metro station is expected to increase the number of passengers using this type of transport by around 30 000 on a daily basis.

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Tags: metro line, Sofia metro, Sofia subway, James Bourchier, Hladilnika quarter, caretaker government


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