According to EIB website, the project consists of acquiring new rolling stock (electric multiple units) and associated equipment to provide regional passenger rail services on the RE 8 (Koblenz-Bonn(Beuel)-Koln-Monchengladbach) and RB 33 (Essen-Duisburg-Monchengladbach-Lindern-Aachen/Heinsberg) franchises in Germany.
It will improve the public transport service on rail links RE 8 and RB 33 in Germany. The project will contribute to maintaining public transport competitiveness and attractiveness, thus preventing a modal shift towards private transport, and improve commuting and mobility in the region. The project is in line with the key EU objectives of protection and enhancement of the urban environment and creation of sustainable cities and communities. The project is therefore eligible under Article 309 point (c) "common interest", of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU. Furthermore, the project is in line with the EIB policy on climate change, falling into the category of sustainable transport.
It will be ensured that this project is implemented in compliance with the EU legislation in terms of environmental and social aspects.
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