Sofia's third metro line
Details of Sofia’s third Metro line have been announced: it will be 16 km long with 19 stations. Passenger flow is estimated at 162 000 passengers per day.
Only 53% of the new line, which will connect the southwestern and northeastern parts of the city, will be underground.
The line will begin at Botevgradsko Shose Blvd, cross Vladimir Vazov Blvd, Orlov Most (Eagles' Bridge), the National Palace of Culture (NDK), Bulgaria Blvd, the residential districts of Krasno Selo and Ovcha Kupel, and the Sofia Ringroad.
The last stop will be at the Sofia-Pernik railway line, where a new station will be opened.
The cost will be ?680 million, to be co-financed by Sofia city and the EU Environment Operational Programme.