Zaporizhya Regional State Administration initiates the renewal of suburban rolling stock financed by the EBRD and the EIB.

suburban rolling stock

During the Rail Expo-2021 exhibition,  Roman Pisarev, acting head of the transport department of the Zaporizhya Regional State Administration, spoke about the prospects for renewing the suburban rolling stock in the region, reports the railway magazine Railway Supply.

The Zaporizhya region will become a pilot, where suburban transportation will be provided under the concluded contracts for public transportation. According to Roman Pisarev, the renewal of the rolling stock is an important point. The region and UZ plan to renew the fleet in the region.

The project provides for a loan of 42 million euros and the purchase of six electric trains with 5 cars each. In total, the region plans to provide transportation services in the directions Zaporizhya – Melitopol, Zaporizhya – Berdyansk and Zaporizhya – Energodar.

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