Negotiations between Dnipro City Administration and EBRD = 50 new trolleybuses

Dnipro-UkraineIn due time Dnipro obtained EBRD loan for metro construction. As a result of tendering Turkish company became contractor whose expenses appeared lower then loan sum. The balance composed around 70 mln.Euro.

In August 2017 Dnipro Mayor – Mr.Boris Filatov during his business trip to London conducted negotiations with EBRD management in charge for municipal infrastructure development. Primarily, disbursement of loan balance was under discussion.

At the same time EBRD provides Dnipro City financing in volume 10 mln.Euro for purchase of 50 trolleybuses, i.e. bankers observe that city is ready not only to take loans but also to pay back. Currently it is not obvious where rolling stock to be bought – in Ukraine or from abroad. Nevertheless, quality guarantee of the fleet and relevant maintenance are main requirements towards suppliers.

Besides, the tendering for purchase of 25 trolleybuses was announced recently, funding will come from city budget.