30506-013: Railways Modernization

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The main goal of the Project is to facilitate pro-poor economic growth. This will be achieved through technical improvements and restructuring initiatives for improving the operational efficiency of railway transport. The Project will (i) provide more efficient movement of freight and passengers, (ii) facilitate international trade through improved access to neighboring countries, and seaports, and (iii) enhance UTY's institutional capacity. The scope of the Project comprises: (i) ... Read More

Country Uzbekistan
Project Number 30506-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1773
Approval Date 31 Oct 2000
Closing Date 30 Mar 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 70,000
Geographical Location Dzhizak-Samarkand-Bukhara-Khodjadavlet (located near the international border with Turkmenistan)
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Rail Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Railways constructed or/and upgraded (kilometers) 341

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Manmohan Parkash
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Uzbekistan Temir Yullari
Fazlitdin Sagdullaev

PDS Creation Date
11 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
17 Apr 2007