According to EIB website, the project will finance the acquisition of 40 new tramway rolling stock units by the City of Helsinki, under the Helsinki Urban Transportation II framework loan. The project is part of the investment plan of Helsinki City Transport (HKL) which aims to enhance the public transport system and move towards a more environmentally and financially sustainable transport system in the city. Also, this project will improve the quality of public transport service in terms of speed, comfort and reliability and increase the attractiveness of public transport in the urban area. This will help to reduce reliance on private cars and the negative impact of transport on the environment, thereby contributing to tackling climate change.
The project is acceptable for EIB financing from an environmental point of view.
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