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25.01.2012
A Walk through Sofia’s New Metro Tunnel (Part 1)
Publics.bg reporter Evgeni Krusev took an 8-km walk by foot along the new metro line in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia
AUTHOR: publics.bg
Just a day before Bulgaria’s prime minister Boiko Borisov inspects the construction works of the new metro line in the capital city, Publics.bg reporter Evgeni Krusev took an 8-km walk by foot through the tunnel. All the railways between the stations are already laid. Enjoy his photoreport.
 
 
 
 
 
Start of the walk at Maria Louisa Station. The station is painted in pastel tones. Like all the new metro stations, the platforms at Maria Louisa are collateral. This construction is preferred in recent days when a tunnel boring machine is used.
 
 
 
 
The Central Train Station stop is also almost accomplished, with collateral platforms. 
 
 
 
 
Lavov Most Station’s construction works are completed, the architectural design is still underway. The design foresees a recreation of the bridge with real-scale plaster molds of the four lions that adorn it. An interesting accent is the terrace allowing passengers to go from one side of the station to the other. Lavov Most Station has the highest ceiling of all the stations of the new metro line.
 
 
To be continued.
 
All photos by Evgeni Krusev
Text in English by Lyudmila Zlateva
 



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