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    Reference: 20190383
    Release date: 14 June 2019

    Promoter – Financial Intermediary

    CITY OF SZCZECIN

    Location

    Description

    This project comprises almost 13 kilometers of tramway track sections to be reconstructed across the entire city of Szczecin in Poland as well as the refurbishment of the Golecin tram depot and three substations (Kolumba, Chmilewskiego and Kaszubska).

    Objectives

    The principal project objective is to increase the usage of low-carbon urban public transport by improving the condition of the existing tramlines. Other objectives are to (i) reduce travel times and vehicle operating costs; (ii) improve road safety (through the reduction of number of vehicles using the road network); (iii) reduce the impact of transport on the environment (noise and air pollution) and climate change (i.e. carbon dioxide); and (iv) reduce the cost of operating and maintaining the tram network.

    Sector(s)

    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)

    PLN 119 million (EUR 28 million)

    Total cost (Approximate amount)

    PLN 310 million (EUR 73 million)

    Environmental aspects

    The components to be financed under this project fall under the Annex II of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive 2014/52/EU amending Directive 2011/92/EU. Compliance of all project components with EU Directives on the environment, including the EIA Directive 2014/52/EU, the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC and the Birds Directive 79/409/EEC, will be analysed during the appraisal.

    Procurement

    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: Directive 2014/24/EU, 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.

    Status

    Approved - 22/07/2019

    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).

    Related tags

    Poland Transport