35339-012: Preparing the Yichang-Wanzhou Railway Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Details


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.

Safeguard Categories

Environment: A
Involuntary Resettlement:
Indigenous Peoples:



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Timetable

Fact-finding
30 Jan 2002 to 08 Feb 2002

Board Approval
21 May 2002

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