Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 16 Oct 2007

Project Name Hefei-Xi'an Railway
Country China, People's Republic of
Project/Program Number 33175-012
Status Approved
Geographical Location Shaanxi and Henan Provinces
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Rail Transport
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3251-0

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The objective of the technical assistance is to assist the Government to review and strengthen the feasibility study and the environmental impact assessment to satisfy the requirements for Bank financing of the proposed Hefei-Xian Railway Project. The scope of the technical assistance will cover technical, economic and financial viability; institutional and organizational aspects; environmental management; and socioeconomic impacts. The scope of the Project will comprise construction of a 955 km long single track standard gauge railway line from Hefei to Xian.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2006 Dec 08
Consulting Services
The technical assistance will require 36 person-months of consulting services comprising 18 person-months of international consultants and 18 person-months of domestic consultants. An international consulting firm in association with domestic consultants will be recruited in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 14 Apr 1999 to 20 Apr 1999
Management Review Meeting
Approval 03 Sep 1999
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3251 03 Sep 1999 17 Sep 1999 17 Sep 1999 31 Jul 2000


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3251 665 665 596 69 596 69

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Randhir S. Soin (
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Railways
Mr. Yang Hai Cheng, Director


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