Electric Transport Rolling Stock Renewal (Trolleybuses)

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Electric Transport Rolling Stock Renewal (Trolleybuses)

  • Projrct iniciator:

    Kharkiv City Council, Municipal Enterprises “Trolleybus Depot No.3” and “Trolleybus Depot No.2”.

  • Finance model:

    Co-financed by EIB and EBRD. Open for various co-financing partnerships.

The project consists of:

  • provision of efficient passenger services by overland electric transport in Kharkiv;
  • purchase of low-floor trolleybuses, spare parts, tools, expendable materials, equipment for trolleybus maintenance and repairs.

Expected Results:

  • provision of high quality trolleybus transportation services to the population taking into account the needs of passengers with disabilities;
  • better comfort and safety of passenger services; • extended transportation capabilities for passengers with disabilities;
  • reduced operating costs;
  • fewer traffic congestions;
  • re-orientation of passenger traffic from the motor to environmentally friendly electric transport;
  • improved environmental condition of the city.

Current Status:

For Trolleybus Depot No.2:
  • Loan Agreement signed between Trolleybus Depot No.2 and EBRD;
  • 57 new trolleybuses to be in Kharkiv in 2020-2021.
For Trolleybus Depot No.3:
  • Loan Agreement signed between Trolleybus Depot No.3 and EIB.
    Delivery of 50 new trolleybuses planned for 2021-2022.
    Contractor determined in the international tender.
For opening a new public transport route in the city:
  • Looking for partners to continue rolling stock renovation of city public transport, namely: electrobuses acquisition.