Trolleybuses for Mariupol and Kiev

trolleybus uaMariupol

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will provide a loan to Mariupol in the amount of up to 13 mln.Euros for the purchase of up to 72 low-floor trolleybuses for the municipal enterprise "Mariupol Tram and Trolleybus Management Company" (MTTMC).

These funds will be also used to purchase spare parts and equipment for maintenance and repair, modernization of the existing trolleybus depot and reconstruction of the contact network.

This loan will be fully guaranteed by the city authorities and supplemented with the loan from the Clean Technology Fund (up to 2 mln. Euros) and the grant from the Eastern European Partnership for Energy Efficiency and Environment (E5R) (3 mln.Euros), where the EU is the largest contributor.

The EBRD will additionally mobilize 460 thousand Euros in the form of technical assistance grants to support the implementation of this project and the transformation of MTTMC into a more commercial structure.


In 2018, Kiev plans to purchase 50 new trolleybuses, 3 tram cars, and to renovate a fleet of special vehicles in the amount of 40 units.

The sum of over 17,6 mln.Euros will be allocated from the city budget for these purchases.

Source: based on materials from CFTS