LISBON Metro and Recuperar Portugal, the body overseeing the country’s Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Plan 2026 (PRR), have signed an agreement providing financing for the Lisbon Metro Red Line extension and the Odivelas - Loures light rail line.

The Red Line extension will receive €304m, while the light surface metro project will receive €250m. The funding for both projects is conditional on them being completed by December 31 2025.

The extension will run for 4km from São Sebastião to Alcântara, with stations at Amoreiras, Campo de Ourique, Infante Santo and Alcântara. The final station will provide an interchange with the future Sustainable Intermodal Line that will promote the connection to the municipality of Oeiras (LIOS Ocidental).

The 12.1km Odivelas - Loures light rail line will have 18 stations, connecting Hospital Beatriz Ângelo to Infantado with a transfer to the Lisbon Metro Yellow Line at Odivelas station. The line includes 6.7km in the Loures district, which will serve the Santo António dos Cavaleiros area with 10 stations, and 5.4km in the Odivelas district, which will serve the Póvoa de Santo Adrião, Olival Basto, Odivelas, Ramada and Caneças areas, with eight stations.

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