Second metro line in Warsaw nearing completion

The first section of the Polish capital’s second underground metro line has been completed and are now subject to final inspections and checks before opening. Originally intended to be completed in time for the Euro 2012 football world cup, delays changed the time plan and the seven stations spread over six kilometres of track are now to be operative in mid-November this year.

Rotterdam to construct artificial surfer’s paradise

The Dutch city of Rotterdam is planning for an outdoor wave-pool to be built at the Steigersgracht canal, making it possible for surfers to enjoy 1.5 m waves in the middle of the city. The wave-pool is the brainchild of the Delft University of Technology and will according to the plan be opened in June 2015.