The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov together with the Mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova and the Executive Director of Metropolitan EAD Prof. Stoyan Bratoev checked the progress of the construction activities from Stage 1 on the third subway line in Sofia. The stretch is 8 km long and includes 8 metro stations between Vladimir Vazov Blvd. and Krasno Selo Residential Area. The line is expected to be put into operation at the end of the year. The project is implemented with funds provided under Transport and Transport Infrastructure Operational Program 2014 - 2020.