Sofia, Bulgaria: Yordanka Fandakova, mayor of Sofia, informed through her social media account that by the end of the year, the Municipality of Sofia will begin construction of a new metro station located between Slivnitsa and Obelya metro stations.
The detailed device plan was adopted yesterday, June 15, 2023, which guarantees the construction of the new station, which will serve the district. “Obelia” 1 and square. “The Modern Suburban “.
In addition to providing access to the subway for residents in the area, the new metro station will also be critical to the connection of the metro with the national railway network.
The station will be designed as an intermodal hub with the new Obelya railway station and a new bus station for western buses. Mayor Fandakova emphasizes that she proposed that the construction of the new metro station be included in the Transport Connectivity Operational Program 2021-2027.
The mayor of Sofia also thanked the municipal council for accepting her proposal. She expressed that she also expects to receive support for the metro extension to the Sofia Ring Road with two stations through the Lyulin region.
Mayor Fandakova highlighted that several citizens appealed the plan to extend the third line through the Slatina region. Currently the construction is stopped due to courts order.
The Mayor of Sofia expressed that she hoped that the court will look into the case as soon as possible not to stop the construction of a project expected from thousands of Sofians.