Allface @ new Metro line Amsterdam

In 2002 the construction of the Noord-Zuidlijn (North-South Line) was started. The new metro line will be the first to go from the Amsterdam North district, underneath the IJ.

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From there, it will run via Amsterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Zuid, wich is planned to become, after Amsterdam Centraal, the second biggest transport hub in the city. The line includes a mixture of bored tunnels and immersed tunnels under the river IJ.

The project initially had a budget of €1,46 billion, but after several setbacks the total cost estimation has been adjusted to €3,1 billion (price level 2009). The original planned opening was for 2011 but as of June 2014 completion is scheduled for 2017.

The North-South Line might be extended to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the future.

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Find out more about the Project:

http://www.amsterdam.nl/noordzuidlijn/

 

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