Skyscraper City page
Unofficial site but highly recommended
Graffiti on the Sofia metro
City Transport (Sofia Underground)
in station (see above) from Osamu Abe
Great photos from Tram Sofia Bulgaria
Tram track construction in Sofia
Rutten's Tramways In Sofia
(not a porn movie)
of Sofia Tramways
subway and tramway
The first llne of this 20.2 km, 16 station FSU style metro opened in 1998.
Construction had stopped for quite some time, and the tunnels became havens for the homeless. Another series of
curious reports refered to
and Byzantine ruins inside the subway. The system is entirely underground with the exception of Obelya station, which is at ground level but enclosed.
Sofia's 11 km Line 2 opened in August 2012. It is mostly underground, and
features 11 stations, two of which were built in the 1980s. The line is realistically an extension of Line 1, but Line 2 may just sound better. Only one station, Lomsko Shose, is above ground, part of a covered metro bridge.
Construction also began on a 6 station, 7.2 km extension to Line 1,
which will serve Sofia's northern section and it's airport.
Two more stations opened in April 2012, while the remaining four are expected to open in 2014.. Two of the stations, including the airport terminal station, will be above ground.
Line three will be a 21 km subway whose construction will be managed by Metroproekt Prague.
Sofia's tramway system, built in 1901, extends 222 km. It is Bulgaria's
only tramway system. It operates both on street and on private right of