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General Information

Name in local language: Metropolitana Milanese Linea 5 "Lilla"
Beginning of works: 2007
Completion: 2015
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Metro (Subway, Underground)


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Technical Information


Section Bignami-Garibaldi FS total length 5.6 km
Section Garibaldi FS-San Siro Stadio total length 6.7 km


April 2012

Expected opening of the section Bignami to Zara.

Spring 2012

TBM EPB S-695 "Daniela" and S-694 "Augusta" start from San Siro Station

Summer 2012

TBM S-238 and S-388 start from Monumentale station towards Cenisio and then Tre Torri stations

22 January 2013

TBM S-388 breakthrough at Cenisio station

10 February 2013

Opening of the section Bignami to Zara

16 February 2013

TBM S-238 breakthrough at Cenisio station

26 March 2013

TBM EPB S-695 "Daniela" and S-694 "Augusta" break through Tre Torri station (Pozzo Parco), coming from San Siro station (about 3 km for each TBM).

July 2013

Expected opening of the section Zara to Garibaldi FS.

30 April 2015

Expected opening of the Section from Garibaldi FS to the San Siro Stadio terminus.


Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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