Madrid Gets Funds to Extend Metro Network

22 June 2009 (Last Updated June 22nd, 2009 18:30)

The European Investment Bank has agreed a €77m loan contract to extend the metro network in Spain's capital Madrid. Under the programme, Line 2 of the Madrid Metro will be extended by 4.6km and get four new stations, while Line 11 will be extended by 3.2km and get one new station.

The European Investment Bank has agreed a €77m loan contract to extend the metro network in Spain's capital Madrid.

Under the programme, Line 2 of the Madrid Metro will be extended by 4.6km and get four new stations, while Line 11 will be extended by 3.2km and get one new station.

The project stands to benefit 83,000 passengers.