Project Name Preparing the Yichang-Wanzhou Railway Project
Project Number 35339-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3867-PRC: Preparing the Yichang-Wanzhou Railway Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 250,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
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
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Hubei Province
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
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.
Responsible ADB Officer Hiromi Sakurai
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
China Railway Corporation (Formerly MOR)
Mr. Yang Haichang, Director/Sr. Engineer
10 Fuxing Road Beijing 100844 People's Republic of China
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2001
Fact Finding 30 Jan 2002 to 08 Feb 2002
Approval 21 May 2002
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 06 Dec 2006

TA 3867-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 May 2002 05 Jun 2002 05 Jun 2002 - 15 Nov 2002 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 250,000.00 21 May 2002 247,872.80

This project data sheet was generated from on 01 December 2015