The European Bank for reconstruction and development will provide the Kiev authorities $ 320 million loan for 4 infrastructure project in the transport sector. KSCA and the EBRD have signed a Memorandum of understanding on the program of eurobank “Green cities”. This was reported on the website of the KSCA.
Funds will help update the fleet of “Kyivpastrans” and the cars “Kiev underground”. Also is planned reconstruction of the tram line and station “Kontraktova square”. In addition, the money to the Bank you want to overhaul the Metro bridge.
According to the mayor of the Ukrainian capital Vitali Klitschko, were selected 4 projects that can implemented in 2019-2020. The credit Committee of the Bank has already approved project concepts for 320 million euros.
“After signing the Memorandum, we should prepare all necessary documents and to coordinate these projects. Then there will be the signing of a loan agreement and start of tender procedures,” – said Klitschko.
He reminded that cooperation with the EBRD in Kiev, implement 2 projects on updating of a rolling stock of public transport. For “Kyivpastrans” — 60 million euros provided for the purchase of 185 buses and 202 trolleybuses. And for metro purchasing 50 cars for 40 million euros.These projects will continue until 2021.
Recall Kiev will acquire dozens of new trolleybuses, trams and buses in cooperation with the European investment Bank (EIB). In December of 2019 the capital will have 55 new trolleybuses “Bogdan”, which will be out on the trails until the end of the year. Europe will also Finance the improvement of safety on Ukrainian roads. The program implemented in four cities. Funds for the project will provide the European investment Bank and the European Bank for reconstruction and development. And recently the Ministry of regional development decided to green tram tracks in Ukraine.