Release date: 13 November 2018
Promoter – Financial IntermediaryPLZENSKE MESTSKE DOPRAVNI PODNIKY AS
The project will finance the purchase of up to 34 replacement tram vehicles, the purchase of up to 34 replacement trolley-buses and the reconstruction of the depot facilities in Slovany, Czech Republic (including the modernisation of the power supply infrastructure in Bory and Letna).
The project will help the promoter meet its objectives related to the provision of providing public transport services in Pilsen. It will finance parts of a long-term investment strategy that has been identified by the promoter as necessary to enable it meet its long-term objectives.
- Transport - Transportation and storage
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 50 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 163 million
The Czech Republic, as an EU Member State, has harmonised its environmental legislation in line with the relevant EU Directives. The Bank's appraisal will focus on the promoter's environmental management capacity to properly apply the EU Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Directive 2001/42/EC, the EU Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive (2014/52/EU amending 2011/92/EU), as well as the requirements of the Habitats and Birds Directives (2009/147/EC and 92/43/EEC) where appropriate. If applicable, compliance with the other EU Directives and the EU Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings (2010/31/EU) will be further examined during the appraisal.
The Bank will require the promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project will be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation, 2014/25/EU, where applicable, as well as Directive 92/13/EEC or Directive 89/665/EEC as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the EU, with the publication of tender notices in the Official Journal of the EU, as and where required.
Signed - 27/06/2019
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).