According to EIB website, the project is an extension of the Kharkiv metro system in Ukraine. The loan would finance the construction of a 3.5 km metro extension towards Odeska. This will be complemented by two new stations, a depot, and purchase of new rolling stock. It will improve public transport in Kharkiv by extending the metro network, and making it more attractive for commuters. Consequently, it is expected that the investment will result in a modal shift away from private car use, thus reducing the negative impact of car transport on the environment.
Subject to the conditions presented in the Environmental and Social Data Sheet (ESDS), the project is considered acceptable for EIB financing from an environmental and social point of view.
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