In a statement, Carris mentions that it is planned to
reinforce routes 201, 202, 206, 207, 208, and 2010, of the early morning
network, namely in Cais do Sodré, Rossio and in Santa Apolónia/Avenida Infante
The company also adds that the 15E route will be carried out
with articulated trams until the end of the service.
“The special timetables for the routes, as well as the traffic
conditions arising from the festivities, can be consulted at carris.pt”.
Also today, Metropolitano de Lisboa informed that it will
close the Terreiro do Paço station, on the Blue line, at 18:00 on Saturday,
December 31st, reopening only at 06:30 on Sunday, January 1st.
In a statement, the transport company alleges "security
issues", as part of the New Year's Eve festivities scheduled for Praça do
Comércio, where national and foreign artists such as Cuca Roseta, Bonga and Samuel
Úria will perform.
The Lisbon Metro suggests Cais do Sodré or Baixa Chiado
stations, on the Green line, as alternatives, which will be open until 01:00
(usual closing time) on January 1st.
On the night of December 31st, the metro will be running
until 01:00, with six carriages on all lines.
In Porto, the subway will be operational throughout New
Year's Eve, with the exception of the airport line, which closes at 01:00.
New Year's Eve festivities in Porto take place at Queimódromo, due to the metro works in downtown Porto, with performances by Fernando Daniel, Diogo Piçarra and Moullinex.