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On 7 February the Ministro do Ambiente and the Metro do Porto announced the next two extensions of the network:
Passenger growth of about 33,000 on a daily base is expected. This is about 12 million each year. The annual number of passengers is now about 58 million.
Tendering for both projects is due to start in June, with work expected to begin in 2019 and take three years to complete. The projects from part of Metro do Porto's strategy for 2007-27 of extending the network to areas with a population of more than 5 000 inhabitants/km2.
10 February 2017
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