ESIF contribution to the new metro line in Bulgaria

April 26, 2016

Hat: €368 million from the European Regional Development Fund will be dedicated to support the construction of the line 3 of the metro in Sofia.

Funding Scheme: 2016-04-26

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

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The European regional development fund (ERDF) supports projects which aim to reinforce economic, social and territorial cohesion by redressing the main regional imbalances.

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Transport and mobility are important topics for the European regional policy. In this context, the European Commission has approved an investment of over €368 million from the ERDF to suppot the construction of the line 3 of the metro in the Bulgarian capital city, Sofia. This project aims to link residential districts with the centre of Sofia. This investment will enable to build almost 8 km of new line, 8 new stations and will also cover the supply of 20 metro trains.

Url description: Press room - European Commission

Url: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEX-16-1586_en.htm