In Sofia the building works of the metro station and the first underground parking started today. The parking will be under the metro station itself. The facility will be on a few levels and will have the capacity to gather 1500 cars. The start of the building works was officially announced by the mayor of Sofia - Boyko Borisov.
The new part of the metro will connect the quarter Mladost-1 with the International Expo Center located on boulevard Tsarigradsko Shousse. Under the boulevard close to the metro station will be located the buffer car parking.
The drivers who park there will pay only tax for the stay of their cars, the metro will be free of charge in both directions.
"We will finish the project for 24 months, it costs 40 million levs and this is a strategic level, because we are about to establish a financing for metro line from here to the Druzhba quarter and another 80 000 people will travel with the metro - explained the mayor of Sofia - Boyko Borisov.