Regional: GMS Rehabilitation of the Railway in Cambodia

Sovereign Project | 37269-012

Summary

The objectives of the project are: (i) to support integration of Cambodia into the regional railway network in the western GMS by providing railway access to Thailand; (ii) to increase the efficiency of transport services within Cambodia and to its neighbors by providing efficient alternative routes and modes of transport for Cambodia's import and export trade; (iii) to reduce the cost of road maintenance and traffic risks by transferring heavy and dangerous cargo to a safe and reliable railway system; and (iv) to pave the way for further subregional integration in the future by facilitating achievement of the Singapore-Kunming railway link.

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Project Name GMS Rehabilitation of the Railway in Cambodia
Project Number 37269-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6251-REG: GMS Rehabilitation of the Railway in Cambodia
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
TA 6251-REG: GMS Rehabilitation of the Railway in Cambodia (Supplementary)
Japan Special Fund US$ 125,000.00
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
Description The objectives of the project are: (i) to support integration of Cambodia into the regional railway network in the western GMS by providing railway access to Thailand; (ii) to increase the efficiency of transport services within Cambodia and to its neighbors by providing efficient alternative routes and modes of transport for Cambodia's import and export trade; (iii) to reduce the cost of road maintenance and traffic risks by transferring heavy and dangerous cargo to a safe and reliable railway system; and (iv) to pave the way for further subregional integration in the future by facilitating achievement of the Singapore-Kunming railway link.
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 B
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 An international firm of consultant will execute feasibility study and preliminary design.
Procurement TBD
Responsible ADB Officer Peter Broch
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and TransportMr. Chhin Kong Hean, Project Director1st Floor West Building, Corner Norodom Boulevard Street 106 Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 21 Aug 2003
Fact Finding 16 Mar 2004 to 19 Mar 2004
MRM -
Approval 12 Aug 2005
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 16 Mar 2006

TA 6251-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Aug 2005 09 Sep 2005 09 Sep 2005 31 Dec 2006 30 Jun 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
625,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 625,000.00 12 Aug 2005 610,072.06

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