Financing will be provided by Brazil's state-owned Caixa Econômica Federal bank. The Bahia government has not disclosed when it will issue tenders for the project.

After 14 years of delay, the first part of Line 1 in Salvador was opened in June 2014 in time for the Fifa World Cup.

The total investment in the Salvador metro is Reais 3.6 billion, with Reais 1.4bn coming from concessionaire CCR, Reais 1.2bn from the federal government and Reais 1bn from the state of Bahia.