THE SOFIA METRO WITH A TWENTY YEAR JUBILEE
Municipality Sofia and “Metropoliten“ celebrated the 20th anniversary of the metro in Sofia on Sunday, January 28, 2018. On that day, in 1998, the first train of the Metropolitan underground railroad traveled along a 6.4 km long metro route and 5 stations. In 2017 95 million were passengers in the Sofia metro, and over 2 billion people used the Sofia metro for the last 20 years.
The event took place at Konstantin Velichkov metro station, which is part of the first open-air section of the Sofia metro build. The hosts of the celebration, the Mayor Yordanka Fandakova and the executive director of Metropolitan prof. Stoyan Bratoev, had invited to the jubilee celebration representatives of: Ministry of transport, Metropolitan municipality council, Sofia municipality, District governor and sub-governors, former Mayors of Sofia , construction representatives and citizens. The executive director of Sofia metropoliten prof. Stoyan Bratoev awarded with grateful certificates honorable designers, investors and builders who participated in the construction of the metro.
Among the winners were GP GROUP JSC employees: Dimitar Pantaleev – Director of constructions, Stefan Chonkov and Aksenti Aksentiev – Project managers and Nikol Kanazireva-Stoeva (PTD).