Milestones of Project in Operation

Milestones of Project in Operation

A. METRO BASE PROJECT MILESTONES

February-87Announcement of the Tender for the ATHENS METRO Underground Project – 20km of tunnel, 21 Stations, 1 Depot and 28 Trains
Αugust-87Nine Groups Engineering and Construction Companies participate in the pre-qualification stage
Μarch-88Three Groups of Companies submit their Offers
February-89The Governmental Committee, responsible for the evaluation of the offers, recommends to the Government the award of the Project to OLYMPIC METRO Consortium
June-91Signing of the pertinent Contract between the Greek State and OLYMPIC METRO Consortium
July-91Publication of Law 1955/91, establishing ATTIKO METRO A.E. and ratifying the contract with OLYMPIC METRO Consortium. The same Law stipulates that, based on the decision made by the Minister of Environment, Regional Planning and Public Works, all rights and obligations of the Greek Sate deriving from the Contract with OLYMPIC METRO Consortium and from the Project “Sepolia-Attiki Pilot Tunnel” shall be conceded and transferred to ATTIKO METRO A.E. at no price
July-92Commencement of archaeological surveys
November-92Commencement of main construction activities at LARISSA Station
June-93Taking delivery of the first Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM)
December-93Taking delivery of second Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM)
April-94Commencement of operation of the first TBM at LARISSA Station
August-94Commencement of operation of the first TBM at KATEHAKI Station
June-96Line 3 – Arrival of TBM 2 at SYNTAGMA Station
March-97Due to the non-contractual behavior exhibited by the Contractor, which was contrary to the pertinent legislation, a resolution was made to delete the Civil Works for the tunnel section Syntagma-Keramikos-Iakhou Shaft, the respective Electromechanical Works, as well as KERAMIKOS Station from the Contract, so that the tunnel passage underneath the Keramikos archaeological site results in no risk for the project
May-97Resuming of TBM 1 operation in the area of Karaiskaki Square (Metaxourghio – Omonia tunnel section)
December-97Arrival of TBM 1 at SYNTAGMA Station
April-98Transfer of TBM 2 from Nikis Street (Syntagma) – without its head – to DAFNI Station and placement of an order for the open face shield for the boring of DAFNI – AGIOS IOANNIS Section
June-98Delivery of the first train in Athens
December-98Arrival of TBM 1 at AGIOS IOANNIS Station (completion of the boring activities using TBM 1)
March-99Completion of the boring activities in DAFNI – AGIOS IOANNIS Tunnel Section using the Open Face Shield – Completion of Line 2 Tunnels’ constructionCompletion of the boring activities in DAFNI – AGIOS IOANNIS Tunnel Section using the Open Face Shield – Completion of Line 2 Tunnels’ construction
April-99Power Supply of Line 3 and commencement of tests for the first train
May-99Commencement of tunnel boring from SYNTAGMA towards MONASTIRAKI using conventional methods
July-99Completion of the track laying related works for SYNTAGMA – SEPOLIA and SYNTAGMA – ETHNIKI AMYNA sections (Partial Opening 1) of the System
August-99Taking delivery of the 28th Train
November-99Completion of the track laying related works for SYNTAGMA – DAFNI section (Partial Opening II) of the System
January-00Commencement of Metro Operation: Partial Opening I of the System (SYNTAGMA – SEPOLIA and SYNTAGMA – ETHNIKI AMYNA sections), commissioning of 14 stations in total, i.e. 7 stations in Line 2 and 7 stations in Line 3
May-00Tests for the Energization of the Line for SYNTAGMA – DAFNI section (Partial Opening II) of the System
November-00Partial Opening II of the System (SYNTAGMA – DAFNI section): commissioning of 5 additional Stations of Line 2
September-01Completion of tests in SYNTAGMA – MONASTIRAKI Tunnel Section
December-01Completion of excavation works in the main MONASTIRAKI Station
April-03Partial Opening III of the System (SYNTAGMA – MONASTIRAKI): Commencement of operation of MONASTIRAKI Station, i.e. the last Station of Line 3

B. MILESTONES OF THE METRO EXTENSION IN OPERATION

Μarch-02Signing of Contracts regarding the electromechanical installations of the Extensions and the upgrading of the respective systems of the Base Project
Αpril-02Signing of the Contract regarding the construction of SYNGROU – FIX Transfer Station
Αpril-02Signing of the Contract regarding the supply of 21 new trains (14 DC and 7 Dual Voltage Trains for the Line towards the Airport)
July-03Signing of the Contract regarding the construction of Calatrava Pedestrian Bridge and the Transfer Station at KATEHAKI Metro Station
Μarch-04Taking delivery of 7 dual voltage trains
Αugust-04Taking delivery of all trains (21 trains)

B.1 ETHNIKI AMYNA – DOUKISSIS PLAKENTIAS – AIRPORT

December-00Commencement of Works at HALANDRI Station
Αugust-01Signing of the Contract regarding the Civil Works for the Extension towards Doukissis Plakentias
Οctober-01Completion of excavation works at HALANDRI Station
Νovember-01Arrival of TBM at HALANDRI Station
January-02Commencement of TBM operation from HALANDRI Station towards ETHNIKI AMYNA Station
February-02Signing of the Contract regarding the construction of the Depot in Doukissis Plakentias area
May-02Arrival of the Tunnel Boring Machine at Agia Paraskevi Shaft
September-02Arrival of the Tunnel Boring Machine at Nomismatokopio Shaft
September-02Worksite Installation of the Contractor at HOLARGOS and NOMISMATOKOPIO Stations
October-02Commencement of architectural works at HALANDRI Station
Decemeber-02Commencement of E/M Works at HALANDRI and DOUKISSIS PLAKENTIAS Stations; commencement of E/M and Trackwork in the tunnel
December-02Completion of concreting works at HALANDRI Station
February-03Completion of tunnel boring activities using TBM (ATHINA) from HALANDRI Station up to Xanthou Shaft – 3.5 km. long
June-03Completion of concreting works at DOUKISSIS PLAKENTIAS Station
July-03Completion of structural works in all tunnels of the Extension
September-03Signing of the Contract regarding the architectural finishes works of DOUKISSIS PLAKENTIAS Station
February-04Energization of Traction Power throughout the Extension
March-04Completion of Stavros Depot construction (in Doukissis Plakentias area)
June-04Commencement of tests on the dual voltage trains in ETHNIKI AMYNA – HALANDRI Section
July-04Commencement of tests in DOUKISSIS PLAKENTIAS – Airport Section
July-04Completion of all system integration tests, initiation of the trial run of the Extension towards DOUKISSIS PLAKENTIAS and its connection with the Airport
July-04Commissioning of the extension ETHNIKI AMYNA – DOUKISSIS PLAKENTIAS – AIRPORT
September-09Commissioning of NOMISMATOKOPIO Station
July-10Commissioning of HOLARGOS Station
December-10Commissioning of AGHIA PARASKEVI Station

B.2 DAFNI – AGIOS DIMITRIOS

Αpril-01Commencement of works in the Extension
January-02Completion of the excavation of AGIOS DIMITRIOS / ALEXANDROS PANAGOULIS Station
January-02Signing of the Contract regarding the Civil Works of the Extension towards AGIOS DIMITRIOS
December-02Completion of concreting works at AGIOS DIMITRIOS / ALEXANDROS PANAGOULIS Station
February-03Commencement of E/M Works at AGIOS DIMITRIOS / ALEXANDROS PANAGOULIS Station and commencement of trackwork and E/M Works in the tunnel
March-03Completion of structural works in the Extension tunnel towards AGIOS DIMITRIOS
January-04Energization of Traction Power throughout the Extension
April-04Completion of all system integration tests and initiation of the trial run of the Extension towards AGIOS DIMITRIOS
June-04Commissioning of the Extension towards AGIOS DIMITRIOS

B.3 SEPOLIA – AGIOS ANTONIOS

July-00Signing of the Contract for the works pertaining to the construction of the Extension tunnel from Sepolia to Peristeri
Μarch-01Signing of the Contract for the construction of AGIOS ANTONIOS Station
Οctober-01Arrival of Open Face Shield (OFS) at Anapafseos Shaft
February-02Commencement of construction works at AGIOS ANTONIOS Station
March-02Commencement of operation of the OFS from Anapafseos Shaft towards AGIOS ANTONIOS Station
Αugust-02Completion of the tunnel boring in SEPOLIA – AGIOS ANTONIOS Section
December-03Completion of the excavation and concreting works at AGIOS ANTONIOS Station
January-04Commencement of E/M Works at AGIOS ANTONIOS Station
March-04Completion of the structural works in the tunnel of the Extension towards AGIOS ANTONIOS
June-04Energization of Traction Power throughout the Extension
August-04Completion of all system integration tests and initiation of the trial run of the Extension towards AGIOS ANTONIOS
August-04Commissioning of SEPOLIA – AGIOS ANTONIOS Extension

B.4 MONASTIRAKI – EGALEO

December-01Signing of the contract for the Extension to Egaleo
Μay-02KERAMIKOS Station worksite occupation
April-04Completion of the excavation works in EGALEO Station
November-04Completion of the excavation and concreting works in KERAMIKOS Station
January-05Completion of the excavation works in ELEONAS Station
June-05Completion of the tunnel boring works from ELEONAS Station to EGALEO Station and up to the end of Extension
July-05Completion of the tunnel boring works from KERAMIKOS Station to Assomaton Shaft and integration thereof in the existing network
January-06Commencement of trackwork activities in Assomaton – Keramikos and Alsos – Egaleo tunnel sections and commencement of the E/M works in KERAMIKOS Station
April-06Commencement of trackwork activities in Keramikos– Geoponiki tunnel section.
June-06Commencement of trackwork activities in Geoponiki – Eleonas tunnel section and commencement of the E/M works in EGALEO Station.
August-06Commencement of E/M works in ELEONAS Station
November-06Completion of 70% of the E/M works in shafts, 95% of the E/M works in KERAMIKOS Station, 70% in EGALEO Station and 50% in ELEONAS Station
January-07Commencement of testing of the E/M systems and energization of the Metro third rail
May-07Commissioning of the Extension

B.5 AGHIOS ANTONIOS – ANTHOUPOLI

April -06Appointment of the temporary Contractor for Aghios Antonios – Anthoupoli Extension
June -06Conclusion of the Project Contract
February -07Completion of the traffic arrangement on Panagi Tsaldari street
May -07Start of PERISTERI Station excavation
June -07Completion of the project-wide archaeological investigation
October -07Start of ANTHOUPOLI Station excavation
November -07Commencement of tunnel construction to ANTHOUPOLI
September -08Commencement of architectural finishing works in both stations
May -09The installation of the electrical isolation system at the platforms of ANTHOUPOLI Station was completed
October -09Completion of escalators installation at both stations
December -10Completion of Dimokratias Square aesthetic improvement
February -11Completion of reconfiguration works on Loutron Square
May -11Completion of reconfiguration works on 5 squares along the Line extension
February -12Project completion
March -12Signing of the Signaling system installation contract with SIEMENS
February -13Start of trial runs for this extension
April – 13Commissioning

B.6 AGHIOS DIMITRIOS – ELLINIKO

December -05Appointment of the temporary Contractor for Aghios Dimitrios – Elliniko Extension
March -06Conclusion of the Project Contract
January -07Completion of the traffic diversions on Vouliagmenis Avenue
January -07Start of ELLINIKO Station excavation
March -07Start of Tunnel Boring activities using the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) and commencement of piling works at ARGYROUPOLI Station
May -071st Breakthrough at ELLINIKO Station and completion of the first 415m of the tunnel
July -07Commencement of ILIOUPOLI Station construction
January -08Completion of the archaeological works at ALIMOS Station and commencement of temporary retaining piling works
September -08The TBM arrived at ILIOUPOLI Station having completed 4,650m. of tunnel
January -09Completion of TBM dismantling
March -09Installation of the first four escalators at ARGYROUPOLI Station and of all escalators (8 in total) at ELLINIKO Station
July -09Completion of Civil Works at the entrance/exit points of ARGYROUPOLI and ELLINIKO Stations
February -10Commencement of the development of ARGYROUPOLI Station surrounding area
November -10Completion of the planting activities at the central island of Vouliagmenis Avenue at its intersection with Aghiou Vassiliou Shaft
March -11Commencement of the installation of the Ticket Validation Machines in all Stations, while the installation of the lighting fixtures is in progress
October -11Ilioupolis B’ Entrance from Vouliagmenis Avenue, along with the entrance to Vouliagmenis Avenue service road on the western side of the Station were handed over to the public
November – 11Installation of the lighting poles at the perimeter of the archaeological area at ALIMOS Station
December -11Cleaning works at all levels of the four stations of the Extension
January -12Re-development of the outdoor areas of all stations
March -12Signing of the Contract for the installation of the Signaling System with SIEMENS
June -13Commencement of trial run of the Extension
July -13Commissioning of the Extension

B.7 EGALEO – AGHIA MARINA

February-06Conclusion of the Contract with the Joint Venture TERNA – PANTECHNIKI
January-07The PUO network diversions commenced, while the tunnel boring activities of the project are in progress
February-07The tunnel boring activities of the project from 4 different fronts are in progress
November-07The tunnel boring activities from Iroon Polytechniou Shaft to AGHIA MARINA Station were completed
December-07The construction of the 1,462m tunnel in EGALEO – AGHIA MARINA section was completed
September-08The preparatory works for the construction of the Parking Facility, of an overall capacity of 385 places, to be located right next to the Station commenced
October-08The architectural finishes related works of AGHIA MARINA (HAIDARI) Station commenced, while the works for the construction of the Northern Entrance/Exit of the Station are at an advanced stage
May-09The Civil Works for the construction of the Southern Entrance/Exit of the Station were completed, while the architectural finishes related works (tiles, marbles, etc.) are commencing
November-09The installation of the elevator at the concourse level was completed
December-10The Civil Works in the 4-level Parking Facility, of an overall capacity of 382 places, to be located right next to the Station, were completed
January-11The painting works in the 4-level Parking Facility, to be located right next to the Station, commenced
February-11The planting works at the terrace of ELEONAS Depot buildings commenced
February -11The configuration works of the Station entrances/exits were completed
April-11The industrial floor laying works at the Metro Transfer Station commenced
July-11Handing over of ELEONAS Depot
February-12The Project concerning the Metro Extension to Aghia Marina in the Municipality of Aghia Varvara has been completed. The installation of the train signaling system by the Company SIEMENS is only pending activity
March-12Conclusion of the contract for the installation of the train signaling system with the Company SIEMENS
November-13Commencement of the trial run of the Extension
December-13Commissioning of the Extension
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