8 June 2023
Promoter – Financial Intermediary
PKP POLSKIE LINIE KOLEJOWE SA
The project will finance the upgrade of the rail connection between Koscierzyna and Gdynia. In detail, it concerns the track duplication, electrification and modernisation of single track lines between Koscierzyna and Gdynia.
This is a part of wider investment programme to modernise the Bydgoszcz Tri-City corridor, facilitate the second electrified rail connection to sea ports in Gdynia, increase the capacity to the Bydgoszcz-Tczew-Gdansk-Gdynia line and by-pass the City of Gdansk with freight traffic to the sea port of Gdynia.
The aim is to increase the quality of rail services in Poland and promote rail travel. Consequently, it will enhance sustainable transport in line with EU objectives.
The project is located in the Pomorskie Region, a convergence zone (NUTS PL63), and by facilitating connectivity, it also promotes regional development.
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 480 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 1183 million
The project has been subject to an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in accordance with the Directive 2011/92/EU. The EIA and the development consents are to be reviewed during appraisal. The Project's potential impacts on protected areas and species, in accordance with the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and Birds Directive (2009/147/EC), are to be appraised further.
The promoter has to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project have been/will be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation: Directive 2014/25/EU, as well as Directive 92/13/EEC as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the EU, with publication of tender notices in the Official Journal of the EU, as and where required.
Approved - 18/10/2023