35339-013: Yichang-Wanzhou Railway Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project is a new 377-kilometer (km) railway linking Yichang (Hubei Province) and Wanzhou (Chongqing Municipality). As part of the national railway system, the Yichang-Wanzhou Railway (YWR) will shorten the rail travel time and distance between eastern and western PRC and will provide affordable transportation in a poor area. The Project traverses eight counties/districts, five of which are poor counties eligible to receive national poverty reduction funds. About 75% of the total length of th... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 35339-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2051
Approval Date 15 Dec 2003
Closing Date 23 Dec 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500,000
Geographical Location Hubei Province and Chongqing Municipality
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Rail Transport
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: B

Results Delivered

Railways constructed or/and upgraded (kilometers) 377

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Fang Wang
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Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
PRC Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Railways
Mr. Liu Junfu

PDS Creation Date
24 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013