Ukraine to receive 200 million euro loan to upgrade public transport in 18 cities

Source : 112 Ukraine

These funds will be used to purchase new buses, trolleybuses, trams, and metro cars
20:33, 29 November 2021

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Ukraine will attract a 200 million euro loan from the European Investment Bank to renew the public transport fleet in 18 cities within the framework of the Urban Public Transport of Ukraine II program as the governmental portal reported.

These funds will be used to purchase new buses, trolleybuses, trams, and metro cars.

The project provides the construction and modernization of tram and trolleybus lines and other works in Cherkasy, Bila Tserkva, Kamianske, Dnipro, Lviv, Kremenchuk, and Zaporizhia.

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Funds for the purchase of rolling stock for urban public transport will be distributed among Severodonetsk, Vinnytsa, Uzhhorod, Cherkasy, Kremenchuk, Bila Tserkva, Melitopol, Kamianske, Khmelnytsky, Ternopil, Kryvyi Rih, Dnipro, Lutsk, Zaporizhia, Lviv, Poltava, Odesa, and Chernivtsi.

The signing of the first contracts for the supply of a new environmentally friendly public transport is expected in the first half of 2022.

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As we reported, the Ministry of Health plans to ease travel restrictions on public transport for the red zone. The corresponding request came from the mayors of Ukrainian cities


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