China, People's Republic of: Railway Passenger and Freight Policy Reform Study

Sovereign Project | 37628-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Railway Passenger and Freight Policy Reform Study
Project Number 37628-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4701-PRC: Railway Passenger and Freight Policy Reform Study
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
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
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location PRC

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 About 15 person-months of international consulting services and about 10 person-months of domestic consulting services will be required to carry out the study. The international consultants will have expertise in (i) transport policy, and regulation issues as related to railways, (ii) transport economics, including the fiscal, planning and pricing issues, (iii) railway freight transportation and management, and (iv) railway passenger transportation and management. The domestic consultants will have expertise in (i) railway policy, and regulation, (ii) transport economics, (iii) railway freight transportation, and (iv) railway passenger transportation.

Responsible Staff

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 Ministry of Railways)
Mr. Liu Junfu, Deputy Director General
10 Fuxing Road Beijing 100844 People's Republic of China


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 12 Oct 2005 to 13 Oct 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 31 Mar 2008
Last PDS Update 30 Jun 2008

TA 4701-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Nov 2005 19 Jan 2006 19 Jan 2006 30 Sep 2006 30 Jun 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 120,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 520,000.00 28 Nov 2005 333,046.50
Title Document Type Document Date
Railway Passenger and Freight Policy Reform Study TA Completion Reports Jul 2008
Railway Passenger and Freight Policy Reform Study Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2005

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