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    Signature(s)

    Amount
    € 51,000,000
    Countries
    Sector(s)
    Slovenia : € 51,000,000
    Transport : € 51,000,000
    Signature date(s)
    16/11/2017 : € 51,000,000

    Summary sheet

    Release date
    1 June 2017
    Status
    Reference
    Signed | 23/11/2017
    20160945
    Project name
    Promoter - financial intermediary
    DARS - FREE FLOW TOLLING SYSTEM
    DARS - DRUZBA ZA AVTOCESTE V REPUBLIKI SLOVENIJI DD
    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
    Total cost (Approximate amount)
    EUR 51 million
    EUR 105 million
    Location
    Sector(s)
    Description
    Objectives

    Purchase and implementation of electronic toll-collection system for heavy vehicles (in line with relevant EU directives and supporting inter-operability across countries) on Slovenian motorways

    The project aims to upgrade and replace the existing toll-collection system for heavy vehicles on the 610km network of motorways and expressways in Slovenia, currently based on toll collection at physical tolling stations with a multi-lane free-flow system. The project will help reduce: • waiting times for heavy vehicles; • fuel consumption, emissions and noise. The new system will allow a more refined application of user and polluter-pay principles in line with the sustainable mobility solutions established in EU policy. The project is compliant with Directive 2004/52/EC (interoperability of electronic road toll systems) and consistent with the requirements set down in Decision 2009/750/EC concerning the definition of the European Electronic Toll Service (EETS). The new system allows differentiated toll payments according to (i) vehicle classification, (ii) EURO emission classes, and (iii) time of the day/month/year. The project also includes implementation of a central system for integrated back-office services, a customer service network and an enforcement system to detect and prosecute fraud.

    Environmental aspects
    Procurement

    The project is expected to have an overall positive environmental impact, through reducing the need for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) to stop in front of toll stations and subsequently accelerate, resulting in reduced pollution, noise and fuel consumption.

    The Bank has confirmed during appraisal that the project has been tendered in accordance with relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Directive 2004/18/EC, where applicable, as well as Directives 89/665/EEC and Directive 2014/24, as well as Directive 89/665/EEC) as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the EU, with publication of tender notices in the Official Journal of the EU (publication ref. 2015/S 135-2496190), as and where required.

    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) - DARS - FREE FLOW TOLLING SYSTEM
    Publication Date
    29 Aug 2017
    Document language
    Main Topic
    Lending
    Document Number
    74554383
    Document Focus
    Environmental Information
    Project Number
    20160945
    Sector(s)
    Regions
    Countries
    Publicly available
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    Environmental and Social Completion Sheet (ESCS) - DARS - FREE FLOW TOLLING SYSTEM
    Publication Date
    25 Dec 2021
    Document language
    Main Topic
    Lending
    Document Number
    141297530
    Document Focus
    Environmental Information
    Project Number
    20160945
    Sector(s)
    Regions
    Countries
    Publicly available
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