Malta-Gozo tunnel set to move another step closer

Controversial plans for a tunnel linking Malta and Gozo are expected to take a major step forward this week. The start of the bidding process for the massive €300 million project, will reportedly be launched on Monday. MaltaToday reported that ‘companies or consortia interested in bidding for this mega project will be invited to prove […]

Malta to Gozo tunnel ‘will be open by 2024’

You’ll be able to drive direct from St Paul’s Bay to Nadur within five years. Joseph Muscat has revealed that detailed plans for a tunnel under the sea connecting Malta and Gozo will be made public before the summer. The Prime Minister said a free bus service was also being planned to operate via the Gozo […]

New poll shows massive support for Malta-Gozo tunnel

Growing numbers of people are in favour of a Malta-Gozo tunnel, with new polling revealing that around 60 percent support the proposed link. The survey found that 63 percent of those questioned by Malta Today agree with the construction of a tunnel, with opposition running at 24 percent. Support for a tunnel is even stronger in Gozo, where 66 […]

Ex-PM calls for metro link between Malta and Gozo

One of Malta’s former prime ministers has called for a light railway system to be built to link Malta and Gozo. Dr Alfred Sant said a metro network, similar to the London Underground, Glasgow Subway or Newcastle Metro could be a better option for Malta in the long run. The government is pressing ahead with […]

Two thirds of Maltese ‘support a Gozo bridge or tunnel’

Almost two thirds of Maltese support plans for a bridge or a tunnel to Gozo. More than 62 per cent of people backed proposals for a permanent link between Malta and Gozo, according to the most recent gauge of public opinion. The survey asked 600 people ‘Are you in favour of linking Malta by a […]