China, People's Republic of: Railway Safety Enhancement Project

Sovereign Project | 39153-023 Status: Closed


ADB is helping develop an efficient and effective emergency management system for the railway network of the People's Republic of China. The project will provide and install modern railway emergency rescue and restoration equipment, capacity building and training, and institutional development.

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Project Name Railway Safety Enhancement Project
Project Number 39153-023
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2390-PRC: Railway Safety Enhancement Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 100.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity 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)

All sets of equipment have been installed and in operation.


166 rescue and restoration centers were developed.

Comprehensive rescue training being undertaken every year for 18 rescue and restoration centers.

Tranings undertaken to enhance staff's capacity for rescue and restoration.

Geographical Location PRC railway network

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects No adverse environment impact.
Involuntary Resettlement There are no land acquisition or resettlement impacts.
Indigenous Peoples No impact on indigenous people
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder participation and consultations were conducted during project preparation.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder participation and consultations ongoing.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services To be determined.
Procurement MOR will procure ADB-financed components in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time). Contracts valued in excess of $1 million will be procured through international competitive bidding (ICB). Contracts valued at less than $1 million will follow ICB, national competitive bidding (NCB), or limited international bidding (LIB) as determined by the particular circumstances of the contract package. Below $100,000, procurement will follow the shopping procedure. Other items, not financed by ADB, will be procured in accordance with government procedures acceptable to ADB.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Jurgen Sluijter
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
10 Fuxing Road, Beijing, China


Concept Clearance 31 Aug 2006
Fact Finding 22 Mar 2007 to 30 Mar 2007
MRM 30 Apr 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 11 Apr 2008
Last PDS Update 30 Sep 2014

Loan 2390-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2007 14 Mar 2008 08 Jul 2008 30 Jun 2013 30 Jun 2014 16 Oct 2014
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 140.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 100.00 12 Dec 2007 99.14 0.00 100%
Counterpart 40.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 12 Dec 2007 99.14 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory
Title Document Type Document Date
Railway Safety Enhancement Project: Project Completion Report Project/Program Completion Reports Aug 2015
Railway Safety Enhancement Project Procurement Plans Dec 2013
Chongqing-Lichuan Railway Development Project/Program Administration Manual May 2010
Loan Agreement for Railway Safety Enhancement Project between People's Republic of China and Asian Development Bank dated 14 March 2008 Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Mar 2008
Railway Safety Enhancement Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2007
Railway Safety Enhancement Project Design and Monitoring Frameworks Oct 2007

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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