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|PDS Creation Date||03 Jul 2010|
|PDS Updated as of||25 Mar 2013|
|Project Name||CAM: GMS Rehabilitation of the Railway in Cambodia|
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|Sector and/or Subsector Classification||Transport and ICT
/ Rail Transport
|Thematic Classification||Economic growth
Regional cooperation and integration
|Gender Mainstreaming Categories||Some gender benefits|
|Type/Modality of Assistance||Approval Number||Source of Funding||Approved Amount (thousand)|
|Loan||2602||Asian Development Fund||42,000|
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|During Project Design
|During Project Implementation
|Increase in domestic and regional trade movement on the railway|
|Description of Outcome
The railway is sustainable and efficiently operated.
|Progress Towards Outcome
Concession for railway operations has been awarded to private operator. Restructuring of the railway subsector is completed. Railway rehabilitation works for Southern Line completed in December 2012; minor defects are being rectified. The Government/MPWT is to decide the priority works for the Northern line based on available funding. Once the Southern Line is in full operation, there is a need to review it's sustainability and eficiency of it's operation.
|Description of Project Outputs
Railway link to Thailand reconstructed Rail links to Sihanoukville port and the port in Phnom Penh rehabilitated and extended Freight facilities in Samrong and Phnom Penh constructed Railway department staffed and operational Affected households living within the railway ROW and stations satisfactorily compensated and assisted
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Progress as of 15 March 2013:. Southern Line (SL) - 100% complete. Consultancy contract for strengthening the railway department was signed on 1 February 2011 with completion date in December 2012. The Gov't/MPWT has to determine if extension of their services is still needed. Bid Evaluation Report for the construction of Sihanoukville port is ongoing. The Government/MPWT is to determine the funding for the construction of the freight facilities in Samrong as the remaining loan/grant funds is insufficient for this component.
|Status of Development Objectives
|Date of First Listing||2009 Sep 18|
The consultants will be selected by the Government in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consulting Services, using the quality and cost based selection procedure and simplied technical proposal.
The works will be carried out under the international competitive bidding procedures of ADB's Guidulines on Procurement. There will be two contracts for the Samrong facilitiy, one for the earthworks and the other for the buildings, equipment and services, trackwork, and roadworks. There will also be a supply contract for the provision of rail for the Samrong facility and replacement of sections of rail on the northern line.
|Procurement and Consulting Notices
|Concept Clearance||13 May 2009|
|Fact-finding||29 Jul 2009 to 07 Aug 2009|
|Management Review Meeting||10 Sep 2009|
|Approval||15 Dec 2009|
|Last Review Mission||–|
|Loan 2602||15 Dec 2009||02 Mar 2010||21 Apr 2010||30 Sep 2013||–||–|
|Date||Approval Number||ADB (US$ thousand)||Others (US$ thousand)||Net Percentage|
|Cumulative Contract Awards|
|21 May 2013||Loan 2602||13,161||0||33.00%|
|21 May 2013||Loan 2602||11,790||0||29.00%|
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|Sector||Social||Financial||Economic||Others||Safeguards||Project Financial Statements|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Munawar Alam (email@example.com)|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Divisions||Transport and Urban Development Division, SERD|
Ministry of Public Works and Transport
|List of Project Documents||http://www.adb.org/projects/37269-023/documents|