Reference: 20020114
Release date: 18 July 2002

Promoter – Financial Intermediary

Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucia



The project concerns the construction of the first phase of line 1 of a new underground railway system in Sevilla. Line 1 will connect the western suburban area of Aljarafe-Centro Sur with the south-eastern suburb of Dos Hermanas, passing through the city centre.


The project will contribute to improving urban transport in Sevilla by facilitating access to the centre of town and increasing reliability, frequency and comfort of public transport services.


Transport and Communication


Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)

Up to 57% of the total project cost (Accelerated Finance Initiative)

Total cost (Approximate amount)

Around EUR 440 mio

Environmental aspects

The promoter is required to respect the regulations imposed by European directive. In accordance with its normal procedure, the Bank will ensure that appropriate measures have been taken as regards environmental protection.


The promoter is required to respect the EU directives as regards invitations to tender.


Approved - 16/02/2004


Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).

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Spain Transport