Work On Metro Line To Speed Up

  • 5 Sep 2016 9:00 AM
Work On Metro Line To Speed Up
The renovation of the M3 metro line will proceed more quickly, mayor István Tarlós announced at a Friday press briefing following two hours of consultations with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

He also admitted that the EU will only foot 60% of the estimated Ft 137.5 billion costs of the investment project. Népszabadság observes that Tarlós did not mention that the EU could have paid for up to 85% of the costs.

The 60% EU contribution could be Ft 70 billion, the daily says, while Orbán promised to provide Ft 50 billion.

Tarlós announced that a tender will be launched within ten days for the upgrade project or else he will initiate the dismissal of the head of the capital’s public procurement company, Magyar Nemzet reported.

Source: Hungary Around the Clock

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