39175-013: VIE: GMS Kunming-Haiphong Transport Corridor: Yen Vien-Lao Cai Railway Upgrading Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project is designed to promote sustainable economic growth by rehabilitating 285 kilometers of railway line from Yen Vien station in the the northern suburbs of Hanoi to Lao Cai on the border with the People's Republic of China (the PRC). The Project will develop a safe, efficient, and environmentally sustainable railway transport system in the northwest region of Viet Nam, enhance connectivity with the PRC through the Kunming-Hai Phong transport corridor, and assist with institutional refor... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 39175-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2302
Loan No. 8227
Approval Date 21 Dec 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 60,000
Geographical Location Greater Mekong Subregion
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Rail transport (non-urban)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Indigenous People: C

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Arto T. Ahonen
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Viet Nam Railways (VNR)
Tran Quoc Dong

PDS Creation Date
03 May 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Jul 2014

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