Cambodia: Restructuring of the Railway in Cambodia

Sovereign Project | 37534-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Restructuring of the Railway in Cambodia
Project Number 37534-012
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4645-CAM: Restructuring of the Railway in Cambodia
Technical Assistance Grant Fund (FRA) US$ 1.50 million
TA 4645-CAM: Restructuring of the Railway in Cambodia (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 250,000.00
TA 4645-CAM: Restructuring of the Railway in Cambodia (2nd Supplementary)
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
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 Railway restructuring reform ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Restructuring strategy prepared and policy/principles for restructuring the railway confirmed by the Government in a letter to ADB dated 17 July 2006.

Agreement in Principle between the Government and the selected Railway Operator signed on 13 December 2007. Concession agreement signed between the government and the winning bidder on 12 June 2009. Concession Agreement declared effective on 22 October 2009.

TA completed 31 March 2011.

Geographical Location Greater Mekong Subregion

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 provide transaction advisory services and implement restructuring of the railway.
Procurement tbd

Responsible Staff

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 Transport
H.E. Tauch Chankosal,
Corner Norodom Blvd & 106 Street Phnom Penh, Cambodia


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 08 Mar 2005 to 11 Mar 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 03 May 2006
Last PDS Update 02 Sep 2011

TA 4645-CAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Sep 2005 08 Nov 2005 08 Nov 2005 30 Sep 2007 31 Mar 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
850,000.00 1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,350,000.00 14 Sep 2005 2,216,437.06
Title Document Type Document Date
Restructuring of the Railway in Cambodia TA Completion Reports Oct 2011
Restructuring of the Railway in Cambodia Consultants' Reports Apr 2006
Restructuring of the Railway in Cambodia Technical Assistance Reports Aug 2005

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