The Vitosha station on line 2 of the underground in the Bulgarian capital will be opened on July 31.
This was announced by the mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, who inspected the progress of construction of the new station on Tueday.
At present construction works have been completed at 75 %, daily Dnevnik informs.
A number of buses will remain in service in Bulgaria's capital Sofia both late on New Year's eve and in the small hours of January 1 to help people celebrating the New Year move around the city.
Trains will be available every 20 minutes between Mladost 1 and Obelia stations (most of the Red line) and all along the Blue line going from the neighborhood of Lozenets to Obelia.
The extreme renovation works taking place all over the infrastructure network in Sofia made thousands of people use public transportation. Most of them have started using the subway in town as a faster means of getting to work.
The number of passengers using the Sofia subway jumped by 9,000 people in just a day Monday, as reported by the municipality's press office.
Traffic on Sofia Metro has returned to normal after being temporarily halted in the section between the Central Railway Station and Serdika Station, the city hall announced on Wednesday afternoon.
Trains didn't run for about an hour on one of the busiest sections of the Bulgarian capital's underground railway system due to a "technical problem".
Traffic on Sofia underground railway has been temporarily suspended in the section between the Central Railway Station and Serdika Station due to a technical problem, the city hall said on Wednesday afternoon.
Serdika Station, at the heart of the city, is a key junction on the Sofia metro system as Line 1 and Line 2 meet there.
The subway in Bulgaria's capital Sofia recently started giving bilingual audio directions - in both Bulgarian and English.
Since the subway extension to the airport is scheduled to launch in April, an increased influx of foreigners is expected in town, according to an official statement released Monday.