Opening of a new tram route 11.5 km length in Lviv, Ukraine

The ligne 4 was opened in Lviv on November 17, 2016.

The ligne 4 is linking the city center with the largest residential part of ​​the city - Sykhiv. The length of the newly built section is ​​11.5 km, the expected number of daily traffic - 48 thousand passengers, which will increase coverage of the city tram tracks to 50% and significantly reduce traffic congestion during peak hours.

The total budget of the project is 18.5 million euro funded by the EBRD, the German government, EU technical assistance and the city budget. According to Andriy Sadovyi, City Mayor: "This is one of the largest infrastructure projects implemented in Ukraine since the Independence Day".

The project consists in the construction of a tram track, the rolling stock tram depot modernization and the modernization of an old and construction of three new substations. The technical supervision of works was provided by experts from Egis.

Starting from today tens of thousands of residents of Lviv will be able to get to their destination faster. Thanks to quick and safe connections, the 100,000th densely-populated residential district will gradually be modernized in the center of business and administration activity, relieving thus the historical center.

Egis can be justly proud of this important project, as it gave the possibility to show the greatest number of competences of company's international and local experts, becoming a real example of its innovation and creativity, and obviously improving the quality of life of people and making it more comfortable.