Project progress

Project progress

The most extensive transport project of Thessaloniki, a modern Metro network of high aesthetics, comes to life. More than 650 persons of various disciplines work on a daily basis for Thessaloniki Metro, while a total of 16 worksite areas have been developed throughout the city by the contracting Joint Venture.

Thessaloniki Metro, a 9.6 km network, shall have 13 modern stations, 18 fully automatic and air-conditioned trains, as well as platform screen doors in all stations, ensuring the provision of the optimum services to the passengers and their maximum safety. A 50,000 m2 depot is also foreseen in the area of Pylea.

It is worth pointing out that by incorporating state-of-the-art technical features in combination with the most stringent quality and operability standards, Thessaloniki Metro shall become the most advanced Metro network in Europe.

PROGRESS OF WORKS

August 2007

  • The works for the construction of VENIZELOS Station commenced.
  • A state-of-the-art machine, recently imported, is used for the construction of the diaphragm walls.
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July 2007

  • The works for the relocation of Public Utility Organizations (PUO) networks in the seven worksite areas are in progress.
  • The works for the construction of the guides of the diaphragm walls have commenced at the Forestation of NEOS SIDIRODROMIKOS STATHMOS.
  • The inventory and inspection works of the buildings situated along the alignment of the Metro Line are at an advanced stage.
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