The city of Braila, Romania, to acquire new trams

Approximately EUR 27 million from European funds, received on the basis of a partnership between the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Braila City Hall, will be invested in the modernisation of electric transport in the city, according to an announcement made by the Mayor of Braila, Marian Dragomir.
”The total value of the project is EUR 26.9 million and the funds will be used for the purchase of 10 new trams, 11 medium electric buses, 11 slow charging stations for electric vehicles and 3 fast similar charging stations. The European funding is 98% of the total value, namely EUR 26.36 million and the co-financing of Braila Municipality is 2%, meaning EUR 538 thousand,”Mayor Dragomir wrote on his social media account.
The Local Council of Braila empowered the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development to organise the public procurement procedure for the above-mentioned new products and vehicles, in the framework of accessing European funding through the Regional Operational Program 2014 – 2020 Priority Axis 4, the specific objective 4.1 – Reducing carbon emissions in the local municipalities by investments based on sustainable urban mobility plans.

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