Invest in Bulgaria - The Preferred Partner of Investors Seeking Opportunities in Bulgaria
Follow:
GUGUSHEV & PARTNERS is among the leaders on the Bulgarian legal market Comprehensive Organization of MBA and EMBA Study Trips in Bulgaria
NEWS BY TOPIC
FDI in Bulgaria (13)
Health (4)
Macroeconomic Data (49)
Business (361)
Investments (155)
Infrastructure (97)
Financial (126)
Economy (350)
Construction (14)
Politics (62)
Real Estate (27)
Interesting Facts (24)
Sports (10)
NEWS BY SECTOR
Software and Information Technology (28)
Real Estate (56)
Tourism (112)
Waste Management (9)
Automotive (23)
Electronics (3)
General (81)
Renewable Energy (66)
Agriculture (22)
Construction (90)
Food and Beverage (20)
Textile (2)

Bulgarian Govt Eager to Launch 2nd Sofia Metro Line Ahead of Schedule
BULGARIAN GOVT EAGER TO LAUNCH 2ND SOFIA METRO LINE AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
Date: 28/03/2011
Source: novnite.com
Bulgarian Govt Eager to Launch 2nd Sofia Metro Line Ahead of Schedule

The construction of the second line of the Sofia Metro is two months ahead of schedule, and will most likely be launched in June 2012, according to eager representatives of the Bulgarian authorities.

Bulgaria Prime Minister Boyko Borisov together with Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova, Finance Minister Simeon Djankov, and EU Funds Minister Tomislav Donchev inspected Monday the construction of the metro at the Lavov Most ("Lions' Bridge") station with much fanfare; the section in question is being built by the Turkish company Dogus Insaat.

"When we broke the ground of this section I told the Turkish company that if they delay the construction, there will be severe sanctions. Right now they are two months ahead of schedule," Borisov declared in a brief speech. He said that the French company supervising the construction had reported flawless progress.

"Our estimates show that the second metro line will reduce the car traffic in Sofia by 25%. Let others promise you whatever they wish. I am telling you what we are doing – accelerated construction using billions of euro from the EU, the state, and the Sofia Municipality," the PM said referring to a protest rally organized by the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party on Saturday that attracted 16 000 protesters again his policies.

The head of the Sofia Metropolitan company Stoyan Bratoev clarified that the second metro line will most likely be launched in June 2012.

At present, the Sofia Metro has only one operational line from the Obelya and Lyulin quarters in the northwest to the Mladost 1 quarter in the southeast. The second line will run from the Obelya and Nadezhda quarters in the north to the downtown quarter of Lozenets through the Central Railway Station and the Central Bus Station, with the first and second line crossing in the downtown.


Topic: Infrastructure



Featured District
RAZGRAD DISTRICT AND CITY INFORMATIONRazgrad
Invest Bulgaria Charts
Gross Value Added of Bulgaria (million BGN)
Gross Value Added of Bulgaria (million BGN)

See all charts
Did You Know?
Bulgarian Wine
Bulgarian Wine
Bulgaria has been in the wine business for over 1200 years. The taste and quality of the Bulgarian ... More

Sunny Beach is located 35 km north of Bourgas and is Bulgaria's biggest and most popular sea resort.

Intelligence Pathways - Outsource your Business, Competitive Intelligence or Back Office to Bulgaria

Bulgaria Translation - Full service Bulgarian Translation company

© Copyright 2004-2021 Invest Bulgaria Group Ltd, Sofia, Bulgaria. All rights reserved.

 
Please read Conditions of Use, Copyright Statement and Privacy Policy for this web page and web site.


SEO оптимизация Bulgaria Translation Bulgarian Agriculture Bulgarian Textile BestFlowers.bg Sofia Web Works Bulgarian Coins Intelligence Pathways Bulgarian Outsourcing

Crafted by Sofia Web Works. Maintained by Website Maintenance, the kings of Website Migration.


Our Featured Members