Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to allocate funds to St. Petersburg for the renovation of urban electric transport in the next three years, follows from the instructions following the meeting on the development of the St. Petersburg transport hub, which took place on July 26.
“The Russian government to provide for the allocation of federal budget funds to the budget of St. Petersburg … for the renewal of the rolling stock of urban electric transport in St. Petersburg in the period 2022-2024,” the instruction says. The funds are planned to be allocated in the form of a budget infrastructure loan, taking into account the total limit for the provision of infrastructure loans. The deadline for the execution of the order is set until November 30.
Earlier, the government of St. Petersburg signed a concession agreement with Baltnedvizhservice (a structure of Gazprombank and the construction company ABZ-1) on the construction of a high-speed tram line. It was reported that it will connect the Slavyanka microdistrict, the Shushary village and the Kupchino metro station.
As the Governor of the Northern Capital, Alexander Beglov, reported, by 2024 the city plans to purchase 326 new trams and 349 trolleybuses for more than 56 billion rubles. Of these, almost 33 billion are funds from the city budget. The amount of 22.9 billion rubles. it was planned to receive within the framework of federal support.