Bangladesh: Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 4

Sovereign Project | 32234-063 Status: Active


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Project Name Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 4
Project Number 32234-063
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3376-BAN: Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 4
Ordinary capital resources US$ 50.00 million
Loan: Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 4
Export-Import Bank of Korea US$ 22.00 million
Japan International Cooperation Agency US$ 116.72 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
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

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects TBD
Involuntary Resettlement As prescribed in para. 35 of Operations Manual (OM) section F1/OP, given that tranche 4 will be used for additional financing to bridge the financing gap within the existing project scale and scope of ongoing subprojects 1 and 2, it is categorized as C for resettlement impacts.
Indigenous Peoples Given that Tranche 4 does not involve any additional civil works and that no Indigenous Peoples were identified in the preparation and implementation of the resettlement plan for Tranche 1, it is categorized as C for Indigenous Peoples impact.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During project design and implementation, consultations were held with key stakeholders, potential beneficiaries and affected persons. The implementation of the resettlement plan in particular called for an in-depth consultation and information strategy: over 150 public consultation meetings were held, 15,000 person to person discussions undertaken, and 14,000 leaflets distributed. In this process, key concerns of affected people were taken into account in the resettlement process. Moreover, 278 affected poor and vulnerable households received additional relocation assistance and income and livelihood restoration training.
During Project Implementation same as above

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services No additional consultant recruitments are expected under this loan.
Procurement No additional contract awards are expected under this loan.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Mohammad Islam
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Bangladesh Railway (BR)
Railway Div., Ministry of Communication
Rail Bhavan, Abdul Gani Road
Dhaka, Bangladesh


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM 19 Feb 2016
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Mar 2016

Loan 3376-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Mar 2016 10 Apr 2016 30 May 2016 09 Oct 2016 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 52.47 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 50.00 18 Mar 2016 21.98 0.00 44%
Counterpart 2.47 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 18 Mar 2016 21.82 0.00 44%

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