The kick-off meeting on the project took place in Zhytomyr: «Ukraine Public Transport Framework Sub-Project: Zhytomyr Trolleybus - Project Implementation Support»

     On July 31, 2019, the kick-off meeting on the project took place in Zhytomyr: «Ukraine Public Transport Framework Sub-Project: Zhytomyr Trolleybus - Project Implementation Support»

     The goals of this project are:

  • Purchase of 49 new low-floor trolleybuses, maintenance and diagnosis equipment, spare parts and related services.
  • Washing equipment in the depot
  • Contact network extension

     As a result of the meeting, a grant agreement was signed with the acting director. director of tram and trolleybus management Maxim Manukhin and EBRD representative Susan Göransson for a grant of 2 million euros from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. New trolleybus lines for Malyavanka and Hlybochytsya will be built for these funds, as well as spare parts and automatic washing.

     Egis Ukraina is an independent international consulting company providing consulting services, including capital investment services (within the project: delivery of new 12-meter low-floor trolleybuses (49 units), by the way the first machines are expected by the end of the year); equipment for washing in the depot; extension of the contact network) and technical cooperation (project implementation support and engineering services (EBRD funds)).

     Thank you to the European partners for understanding and promoting Zhytomyr! Looking forward to further good news on "project life".