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Two more tube stations in Bucharest


The Bucharest subway will have two more stations as of Friday: Laminorului and Straulesti. However, the opening comes two years later than scheduled. When works started, the completion deadline was April 2015. However, Metrorex has still to finish radio communication, ...

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Bucharest mayor wants the subway and road ring subordinated to the city hall

bucharest city hall

Bucharest mayor Gabriela Firea wants to have the subway and the Capital’s ring road under the city hall’s command. Currently, Metrorex, the state-owned company operating the Bucharest’s subway and the ring road are managed by the Transport ministry. The city ...

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Commissioner Cretu warns Romania risks infringement procedures on wage hikes. Poor EU funds absorption affects other countries as well

Corina Cretu

European Commissioner for Regional Policies Corina Cretu has warned on Monday that, if the government cannot prove it can support the increases of wages and pensions and that the budget deficit can be met, Romania might go in the infringement ...

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A2, A3, A4 highways, seaports closed due to snow and blizzard. 80 trains cancelled, Braila County – isolated. Code Orange alert lifted, snowfalls prevail in 11 counties

trenuri iarna zapada

Update: The National Meteorology Administration (ANM) lifted the Code Orange alert for blizzard, but maintained the Code Yellow warning for snowfalls in 11 counties in southeastern country, as well as the Code Yellow alert for frost countrywide. The counties still ...

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Another Romanian city could have subway. Who knows when?!

source: zoover.ro

Nicolae Robu, mayor of Timisoara, has big plans for the city he represents. According to local media, RON 137,000 from the City Hall budget was allocated this year for the pre-feasibility study on reconfiguring the railway route in Timisoara by ...

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Subway workers might go on strike


The Romanian subway trade unionists threatened with a labour dispute that might lead to general strike and to the subway trains’ holding after the new round of negotiations with Metrorex management on concluding a Collective Labour Agreement for 2016-2017 had ...

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Subway suicide attempt – traffic resumed on Pipera-Berceni connection

metrou suicide

Subway trains have resumed normal traffic on the Pipera-Berceni connection, following a halt due to an unsuccessful suicide attempt at the Constantin Brancoveanu station on Wednesday morning. “Today, at 7.00h, in the Constantin Brancoveanu subway station a suicide attempt has ...

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