EIB plans to allocate 75 million euros to Kharkiv for the purchase of new trams
The EIB plans to allocate 75 million euros to Kharkiv for the purchase of new trams. The project aims to renew the tram fleet and related infrastructure to modernize and improve the efficiency of the city electric transport network.
The European Investment Bank can allocate about 75 million euros for the purchase of new trams and the development of the accompanying infrastructure in Kharkiv. “The project is aimed at updating the Kharkiv tram fleet and related equipment in order to modernize and improve the efficiency of the city’s electric transport network,” the project statement says.
The project will also have a positive impact on the environment (reducing noise and greenhouse gas emissions) as a result of the expected transition to environmentally friendly modes of public transport, reports Railway Supply magazine with reference to CFTS.
The EIB estimates the total cost of the project at about 100 million euros.
The EIB will also assess measures for the disposal of decommissioned rolling stock in Ukraine and hazardous waste.