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    Signature(s)

    Amount
    € 26,000,000
    Countries
    Sector(s)
    Italy : € 26,000,000
    Transport : € 26,000,000
    Signature date(s)
    27/10/2016 : € 26,000,000

    Summary sheet

    Release date
    26 November 2015
    Status
    Reference
    Signed | 27/10/2016
    20150055
    Project name
    Promoter - financial intermediary
    MERANO - MALLES RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE
    PROVINCIA AUTONOMA DI BOLZANO
    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
    Total cost (Approximate amount)
    EUR 26 million
    EUR 58 million
    Location
    Sector(s)
    Description
    Objectives

    Upgrade of the railway line Merano - Malles in the Italian Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano, including the electrification of the whole line, the adoption of European rail traffic management system (ERTMS) signalling and the adoption of a 30-minute clock-face schedule

    The Merano - Malles railway line provides a valid alternative to cars and coaches for both inhabitants and tourists in the Italian Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano and is therefore regarded by the promoter as key to its sustainable transport policy.

    Environmental aspects
    Procurement

    The project falls under Annex II of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive and therefore it may be subject to a fully-fledged impact assessment in accordance with EU legislation, depending on the outcome of the screening process carried out by the competent authority. This aspect will be further checked during appraisal, along with the project's compliance with the Habitats and Birds Directives.

    The Bank will require the promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project are tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Directives 2004/18/EC and/or 2004/17/EC as well as Directives 89/665/EEC and 92/13/EEC) as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the EU, with publication of tender notices in the EU Official Journal, as and where required.

    Comments

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    Disclaimer

    Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).

    Documents

    Environmental and Social Data Sheet (ESDS) - MERANO - MALLES RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE
    Publication Date
    28 Jun 2016
    Document language
    Main Topic
    Lending
    Document Number
    67257983
    Document Focus
    Environmental Information
    Project Number
    20150055
    Sector(s)
    Regions
    Countries
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