China, People's Republic of: Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway Development Project

Sovereign Project | 35354-012

Summary

To proposed TA will assist the Government to review and strengthen the feasibility study, the environmental impact assessment, and the resettlement plan of Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway to satisfy the requirement for ADB financing of the proposed Project. The scope will cover 1000 km class I railway between Lanzhou to Chongqing. This will include; railway engineering including alignment review, intermodal traffic analysis, economic, financial and socioeconomic analysis including poverty reduction impact, review of resettlement arrangements and the environmental impact assessment. Local survey for the resettlement and socioeconomic sampling will also be undertaken.

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Project Name Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway Development Project
Project Number 35354-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4839-PRC: Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description To proposed TA will assist the Government to review and strengthen the feasibility study, the environmental impact assessment, and the resettlement plan of Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway to satisfy the requirement for ADB financing of the proposed Project. The scope will cover 1000 km class I railway between Lanzhou to Chongqing. This will include; railway engineering including alignment review, intermodal traffic analysis, economic, financial and socioeconomic analysis including poverty reduction impact, review of resettlement arrangements and the environmental impact assessment. Local survey for the resettlement and socioeconomic sampling will also be undertaken.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
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 A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will require about 39 person-months of consulting services (15 international and about 24 national) spread over 5 months, including fieldwork. ADB will engage consultants in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2005). A consulting firm will be selected and engaged following the quality and cost-based selection method, and simplified technical proposals will be required. The international consultants will have expertise in transport economics, traffic forecasting, railway engineering and operation, institution building, resettlement, and social and poverty analysis. These consultants will also have expertise in financial analysis, financial management, and environmental sciences. Expertise required from national consultants will be in transport economics, railway engineering and operation, and resettlement and socioeconomics. Environmental engineering expertise will also be needed.
Responsible ADB Officer Manmohan Parkash
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
China Railway Corporation (Formerly MOR)Mr. Liu Junfu, Managing Director General, FCTICNo. 10 Fuxing Road Beijing 100844
Timetable
Concept Clearance 29 Aug 2005
Fact Finding 27 Jun 2006 to 05 Jul 2006
MRM -
Approval 15 Sep 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Apr 2007
Last PDS Update 11 Dec 2008

TA 4839-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Sep 2006 08 Nov 2006 08 Nov 2006 31 May 2007 31 May 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 170,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 670,000.00 15 Sep 2006 487,066.66

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