State Budget support to Baku Metro totaled AZN 40 million for 2020


May 8, Fineko/abc.az. The Baku Metro Company received subsidies in the total amount of AZN 40 million from the State Budget of Azerbaijan last year, ABC.AZ reports with reference to the BCM.

In addition, in 2020 the Baku underground received AZN 25.1 million of income from passenger transportation, and the cost of its services amounted to AZN 111.1 million.

"Even if metro passenger carriages are ceased, since this transport enterprise is specific, all its equipment and facilities must be in good condition, and the processes must be carried out in accordance with the technical regulatory documentation. In this regard, during the year, assistance in the amount of AZN 27.7 million was allocated from the country’s budget to cover the costs of metro operating," the BMC says in the statement.