Fourth Bucharest subway line gets two stations expansion

Newsroom 23/06/2011 | 17:49

The operator of the Bucharest subway Metrorex has published the announcement for the expansion of the fourth subway line with two new stations: Laminorului and Straulesti. The estimated value of the construction works is of RON 375 million, without VAT.

With the announcement, Metrorex is looking to contract construction works for the resistance structure of the tunnels, galleries and stations. The estimated duration of the contract is of 24 months. Works for the development of the structure of the subway depot in the Straulesti lake area, and the terminal for buses and mini-buses, as well as for the first park & ride close to the subway will be done within the same contract.

Construction works are supposed to start on October 3rd of this year. The investment in this project is scheduled to take four years and will be financed through a loan from the European Investment Bank, the state budget and Metrorex’s own sources.

The fourth line currently has four stations (Gara de Nord 2, Basarab 2, Griviţa and 1 Mai), and will open two more in July: Pajura and Parc Bazilescu.

The Bucharest subway network is 67 kilometers long, has four lines and 49 stations.


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