Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 13 Aug 2012

Project Name Preparing the Yichang-Wanzhou Railway Project
Country China, People's Republic of
Project/Program Number 35339-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location Hubei Province
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

Financing

Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3867Technical Assistance Special Fund250
TOTAL US$ 250

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
tbd
During Project Implementation
tbd

Description

The objective of the technical assistance is to assist the Government to review and strengthen the feasibility study, the environmental impact assessment, and the resettlement plant to satisfy the requirements for ADB financing of the proposed project. The scope of the technical assistance will cover railway engineering including alignment review, intermodal traffic analysis, economic and socioeconomic analysis including poverty reduction impact, review of resettlement arrangements and the environmental impact assessment. Local survey for resettlement and socioeconomic sampling will be undertaken in the scope. The project railway is 380 km between Yichang in Hubei Province to Wanzhou in Chongqing Municipality to be connected with the ongoing ADB financed Daxian Wanxian Railway.

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 13 person months of consulting services, comprising 5 person months of international consultants and 8 person months of domestic consultants. An international consulting firm in association with domestic consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Procurement
Procurement and Consulting Notices
http://www.adb.org/projects/35339-012/business-opportunities

Timetable

Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 30 Jan 2002 to 08 Feb 2002
Management Review Meeting
Approval 21 May 2002
Last Review Mission

Milestones

Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3867 21 May 2002 05 Jun 2002 05 Jun 2002 15 Nov 2002

Utilization

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 3867 250 250 248 2 248 2

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer ()
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Railways
Mr. Yang Haichang, Director/Sr. Engineer

Links

Project Website http://www.adb.org/projects/35339-012/main
List of Project Documents http://www.adb.org/projects/35339-012/documents