China, People's Republic of: Railway Development Project

Sovereign Project | 39153-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Railway Development Project
Project Number 39153-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4657-PRC: Railway Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
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
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Chongqing Municipality and Hubei Province

Safeguard Categories

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 (16 international and about 23 domestic) spread over 5 months, including fieldwork. The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants. 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 railway safety, railway engineering and operation, transport economics, traffic forecasting, 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 domestic consultants will be in the fields of railway safety, railway engineering and operation, transport economics, and resettlement and socioeconomics. Environmental engineering will also be an area of expertise. The consultants will procure equipment in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement.

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 30 May 2005
Fact Finding 28 Jun 2005 to 06 Jul 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 06 Dec 2007

TA 4657-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Sep 2005 30 Mar 2006 30 Mar 2006 31 Jul 2006 31 Dec 2007 -
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 29 Sep 2005 491,758.94
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Railway Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2005

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