Original disclosure @ EIB website
Updated in EWS Aug 3, 2018
Disclosed by Bank Apr 26, 2018
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The project consists of an investment into a rolling stock in Baden-Wuerttemberg (Network 8). This is a sub-operation under Programme Loan for rolling stock and related infrastructure for local and regional public transport in Baden-Wuerttemberg (2014-0765).
The new rolling stock aim to improve public transport services, around Karlsruhe (Network 7b "Stadtbahn Karlsruhe", including: Bruchsal and Achern via Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe and Ohringen Cappel, Karlsruhe and Pforzheim, Karlsruhe and Achern, Karlsruhe and Eutingen im Gau, Bruchsal and Bretten, Pforzheim and Bad Wildbad and Bretten and Muhlacker). The new vehicles will improve the overall mobility in the wider Karlsruhe region.
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