Principals and others can submit statements (express their opinions in the matter) until 6 October. The main proceedings are planned for February 2018 and the judgement is expected to be pronounced before the end of April.
“This is a positive and important piece of news for us. The judgement from the Land and Environmental Court together with a legally enforceable railway plan are prerequisites for us to be able to begin the major works next year,” says Project Manager Malin Harders.
What the court will review is the removal of groundwater that always has to be done when building deep rock tunnels. But for many who live near the expansion, it is also important that the court sets terms for how much the works on the new Metro may cause disturbances.