July 30, 2018

Kharkiv plans to order metro train fleet

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Kharkiv operates a three-line metro. Kharkiv operates a three-line metro.

KHARKIV Metro intends to launch a tender soon for the purchase of a fleet of metro trains and associated spare parts and maintenance equipment with an estimated value of €45m.

The trains will be about 96m long, and the contract will include the supply and commissioning of spare parts, maintenance workshop tools and equipment, and training.

The contract will be funded through the Ukraine Urban Public Transport Project under a loan agreed between Ukraine and the European Investment Bank (EIB), which came into force in May 2017, to finance the modernisation of the public transport rolling stock and, where relevant, related infrastructures in selected Ukrainian cities.

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