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

February 2008

  • The main construction works at VENIZELOS and SYNTRIVANI Stations are in progress.
  • Works related to the diversion of the non-fire resistant pipe at AGHIA SOFIA Station are in progress.
  • PUO works in the area of PANEPISTIMIO Station are in progress and the worksite occupation of EFKLEIDIS Station commenced.
    The excavation of the start-up shaft of the tunnel boring machine in at an advanced stage in the area of NEOS SIDIRODROMIKOS STATHMOS.
  • The first parts of the second tunnel boring machine (ΤΒΜ) have arrived in Thessaloniki.
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January 2008

  • The works for the construction of D-walls have started at the south side of VENIZELOU Station.
  • The excavation of the TBM start-up shaft is in progress.
  • The worksite occupation at PANEPISTIMIO station has commenced while new worksites will be soon installed at EFKLIDI and FLEMING Stations.
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