The under-construction Thessaloniki metro's main line will be ready for commuters in 2015 instead of Oct. 2012, which was the original deadline for the project, it was announced on Monday.
Thessaloniki Metro S.A. project director Giorgos Konstantinidis referred to the course of construction for the long-delayed project, stressing that archaeological excavations taking place alongside construction sites are the most extensive ever made in the northern Greece metropolis.
The project plans also include the construction of three parking facilities, two of them at the Aristotle University, as well as five extensions to the districts of Kalamaria, Toumba and Macedonia Airport to the east, as well as to Stavroupolis and Evosmos to the west.