Warsaw Metro Expansion Tenders Accepted
- New Europe Investor
- October 30, 2015
Warsaw authorities have accepted tender offers to extend the second line of the city’s metro (M2) by six stations.
The total cost is believed to be 2.81 billion zloty (€660 million), and has come at 335 million zloty (€78 million) below the initial budget. The contractors were chosen on Thursday.
Stations to the west of metro station Rondo Daszynskiego are to be built by Turkish company, Gulermak, with the tender offer being 1.1 billion (€260 million) for the section.
To the east of Dworzec Wilenski, Italian company, Astaldi has won the contract to expand the line. The cost of their tender is 1.6 billion (€370 million).
The two companies have 38 months to construct the Warsaw metro extension, which when complete, will bring the second line’s total length to 13.5 km.