The project aims to modernise the public transport in the City of Kaunas (the second largest city in Lithuania) through (partial) fleet renewal and network improvements:
(i) The acquisition of approximately 85 low floors, electric, zero emission, articulated trolley, and buses,
(ii) The acquisition of up to 50 lower emission, low floor EURO 6 diesel buses.
(iii) Partial rehabilitation of the trolley bus infrastructure.
According to the bank document, the project entails the acquisition of new rolling stock and some minor rehabilitation work for the trolleybus infrastructure to improve the quality of Kaunas public transportation fleet, and thus the quality of the services delivered to the public. This is expected to secure and maybe enhance the number of passengers making use of public transport system in the city.
The EIB will require the Promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the programme have been and will be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Directive 2014/25/EU as well as Directives 89/665/EEC and 92/13/EEC) as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the EU, with publication of tender notices in the EU Official Journal, as and where required.
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