SOFIA metro operator Metropolitan has signed a Lev 958,000 (€489,800) deal with local company Sweco Energoproekt to design a 5.6km metro line with six stations, which will link the Bulgarian capital’s central areas with the eastern Slatina district.
THE first of a fleet of 20 three-car Inspiro trains bound the metro in the Bulgarian capital Sofia left the Newag plant in Nowy Sącz, Poland, on June 25.
THE first of 20 three-car Inspiro trains for the initial phase of Sofia metro Line 3 was unveiled at the Newag plant in Nowy Sacz, Poland, on November 15.
ŠKODA Transportation announced on October 13 that it has received a Koruna 610m ($US 27.9m) contract to supply 13 ForCity Classic low-floor LRVs for the 1009mm-gauge tram network in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.
BULGARIA’s Transport Ministry announced on November 7 that it has launched a project for the construction of a 23km double-track railway connecting its capital Sofia with the town of Ellin Pelin.