About us

In Resolution 563/1997 of 26 June 1997, the Bratislava City Council confirmed its intention to found a trading company that would prepare a backbone for urban mass transport in Bratislava. On 20 November 1997, the joint-stock company METRO Bratislava a.s. was registered in the Commercial Register. In accordance with its charter, the company has also carried out the function of investor in the public transport backbone and performed connecting and supplementary construction for the system, ensuring the preparation and implementation thereof and preparing for system operation. The City of Bratislava, the Slovak capital, was the single shareholder in the company.

Since its inception, METRO Bratislava’s scope of business has been construction supervision, civil infrastructure and highway construction – inter-city and local roads and railway lines – intermediary and engineering activities as well as selected activities in civil engineering and wholesale and retail trade.

Engineering and construction supervision activities are carried out by the subsidiary company METRO Investing s.r.o.

In 1998, Bratislava’s Magistrate charged the company with investment and organizational activities related to the construction of Bratislava’s 5th bridge over the Danube River.

METRO Bratislava’s capitalization increased in 2001 when the Ministry of Transport, Post and Telecommunications joined the company. The company’s current shareholders are the Capital of the Slovak Republic (66%) and the Ministry of Transport, Post and Telecommunications (34%). The state investment will be used mainly in the transport area and should help decrease the city’s budget deficit.

The Subsidiary company METRO Investing s.r.o. entered into company liquidation proceeding on 30 June 2018. On 19 March 2019 the company was deleted from the relevant Business Register.