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    Signature(s)

    Amount
    € 308,000,000
    Countries
    Sector(s)
    Poland : € 308,000,000
    Transport : € 308,000,000
    Signature date(s)
    14/02/2012 : € 308,000,000

    Summary sheet

    Release date
    8 September 2011
    Status
    Reference
    Signed | 14/02/2012
    20100450
    Project name
    Promoter - financial intermediary
    PKP PLK E-30 KRAKOW - RZESZOW

    PKP POLSKIE LINIE KOLEJOWE SA

    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
    Total cost (Approximate amount)
    PLN 1 650 million
    PLN 7 500 million
    Location
    Sector(s)
    Description
    Objectives

    Modernisation of 139 km of the twin electrified E-30 railway line in south eastern Poland.

    The project is located on the TEN-T network. It will increase the quality of rail services provided in Poland and thereby promote sustainable transport solutions in line with EU objectives. Furthermore, the project is located in a Convergence Region and by improving accessibility facilitates regional development. The project is therefore eligible under Article 309 point (a) projects for developing less-developed regions and point (c) common interest.

    Environmental aspects
    Procurement

    The project falls under Annex II of EIA Directive 85/337/EEC, as amended, and was screened in by the Competent Authorities. Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) have been performed and the Competent Authorities gave their positive Environmental Decision (ED) for all sections of the project at various times during 2008 (four decisions in three different regions). The project crosses the Natura 2000 sites Puszca Nieplolmicka SPA (PLB120002) and Dolny Dunajec SAC (PLH120085) and passes in close proximity to a number of other Natura 2000 sites. Outside these areas various protected species may also be impacted by the project. So the provisions of the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and Birds Directive (2009/147/EC) apply. To be further appraised.

    The promoter is a public contracting authority subject to the provisions of the relevant Directives. The main works have already been procured through open tender after advertising in the OJEU. The proposed arrangements are to be reviewed during appraisal.

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