Viet Nam: Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section)

Sovereign Project | 40080-013 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is supporting Viet Nam’s Ha Noi metro rail project, which will provide an integrated sustainable public transport system in five districts.  The project will construct 12.5 kilometers of a double-track railway from Nhon to Ha Noi station. The new line is one of four priority metro lines planned for the capital's metropolitan area, which will ease traffic congestion and reduce emissions. 

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Project Name Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section)
Project Number 40080-013
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2741-VIE: Hanoi Metro Rail System
Ordinary capital resources US$ 293.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban public transport

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Outcomes can only be assessed after Line 3 becomes operational. Metro Line 3 is under construction as of 31 December 2015.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

As of 31 December 2015, the Metro Line 3 is under construction with 15% physical progress. Procurement for the ADB-financed undergound tunnel and stations has been completed in October 2015.

Training program commenced in May 2013. Intermittent trainings are conducted for MRB.

Geographical Location Ha Noi

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The Project has been classified as environment category A in accordance with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS) and an EIA has been prepared to meet the requirements of the SPS. The EIA provides a comprehensive assessment of potential adverse environmental impacts due to construction and operation of the Project. An environmental management plan (EMP) covering the depot, viaduct and tunnel sections of the Project has been prepared. The recommended environmental mitigation measures and monitoring activities cover the pre-construction, construction and operation stages of the project. Major issues that are addressed in the EMP pertain to spoils disposal and impacts on air quality and noise, traffic, culturally significant sites and undiscovered archaeological relics, groundwater quality, as well as health and safety of workers and the public. It is also recognized that during excavation works, there is a possibility that some artifacts may be unearthed that could delay works in certain sections. The Project will result to positive long-term benefits in urban air quality, public health, safety, and travel time savings. No adverse residual effects to human health will occur as a result of project construction or operation.The EMP specifies that the contractors shall develop and implement environmental management action plans in the form of specific management plans on dust and noise control, traffic management, spoils disposal, spill management, occupational and community health and safety, and emergency response. The EMP clearly defines the institutional arrangements and responsibilities for its implementation and includes an environmental training program for HRB and its project implementation unit to develop their capacity on environmental management. Estimated costs for implementing mitigation measures, monitoring activities and environmental training component are included in the EMP. In compliance with the SPS requirements, the draft full EIA was posted on ADB's website to meet the 120-day disclosure requirement.
Involuntary Resettlement

The scope of land acquisition and resettlement impacts for the project consist of land required for the Line 3 (underground and elevated section), Nhon Depot, and access line to the Depot. A draft resettlement plan was prepared for the project in February 2011 consistent with the ADB Safeguards Policy Statement. Land acquisition for Nhon Depot Phase 1 was undertaken in advance of preparation of the draft resettlement plan for the project. Supplementary mitigation measures for households displaced from Depot Phase 1 are addressed under a supplementary assistance plan prepared in parallel with updating of the resettlement plans.

Land acquisition for Depot Phase 2 and the access line of 2.2ha for the access line and Phase 2 (1.3ha) of the Depot (0.9ha). Two resettlement sites were prepared for resettlement needs. An updated resettlement plan has been prepared, approved by ADB and disclosed on the ADB website in March 2014.

The land acquisition associated with the elevated section (viaduct and above ground stations) will pose partial impacts to 2 state owned enterprises. A resettlement plan was prepared by the District Peoples Committee and implemented from June 2012. A due diligence review of the government prepared resettlement plan and implementation will be conducted and a corrective action plan (CAP) prepared (if required) to address any gaps with the agreed resettlement principles for the Project.

The land acquisition and resettlement impacts associated with the underground section are mainly limited to the impacts associated with the construction of the four underground stations. The vast majority of the underground line alignment will be constructed under existing roads and is expected to have minimal resettlement impacts. The number of affected households and scope of impacts will be determined following conduct of the detailed measurement survey.

Indigenous Peoples No indigenous people's identified within the project area
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design In compliance with ADB information and consultation requirements, several public consultations involving affected households and local officials in the project area were conducted during the preparation of the EIA. The results of these consultations are documented in the EIA while environmental concerns raised by the stakeholders are addressed in the EMP.
During Project Implementation

Environment and social safeguard monitoring reports will be publicly disclosed on ADB website on a semi-annual basis. There is also a provision for a grievance redress mechanism based on existing legal provisions to facilitate resolution of complaints regarding environmental, resettlement and other impacts caused by the Project at no cost to the complainant and without retribution.

Stakeholders focus group discussions were initiated in Q3 2015. A communications strategy action plan will be implemented prior and during construction.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services None
Procurement

Under ADB financing: Contract Package CP3 - underground stations and tunnels: Civil works for about 4km length of underground twin tunnel urban rail line, including 4 underground stations.

Status: Procurement for construction of the underground section has been completed and the CP03 contract awarded in October 2015.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Arto Ahonen
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Viet Nam Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ha Noi People's Committee
79 Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hoam Kiem,
Ha Noi, Vietnam

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 03 Feb 2010
Last PDS Update 29 Mar 2016

Loan 2741-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Mar 2011 13 Oct 2011 13 Mar 2012 30 Jun 2016 30 Jun 2018 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 866.80 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 293.00 29 Mar 2011 259.13 0.00 88%
Counterpart 573.80 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 29 Mar 2011 25.89 0.00 9%
Title Document Type Document Date
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) - Additional Financing: Gender Action Plan Gender Action Plans Nov 2015
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) - Additional Financing: Report and Recommendation of the President Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2015
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) - Additional Financing: Project Administration Manual Project/Program Administration Manual Oct 2015
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) - Additional Financing: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Oct 2015
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Jan 2015
Loan Agreement for Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) between Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and Asian Development Bank dated 13 October 2011 Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Oct 2011
Project Agreement for Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) between Asian Development Bank and Ha Noi People's Committee dated 13 October 2011 Project/Program Agreement Oct 2011
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) Summary Poverty Reduction and Social Strategies Mar 2011
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) Gender Action Plans Mar 2011
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) Reports and Recommendations of the President Mar 2011
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) Project/Program Administration Manual Feb 2011
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project: Due Diligence Report and Supplementary Assistance Plan for Nhon Depot and Access Line Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA Sep 2010

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.

Title Document Type Document Date
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project: Line 3 - Nhon-Ha Noi Station Underground Section Updated Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Aug 2015
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Semi-annual Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Semi-annual Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2015
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Environmental Monitoring Report (February 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2015
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Updated Resettlement Policy Framework for the Underground Section Resettlement Frameworks Dec 2014
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Independent Resettlement Monitoring Report (January-June 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project, Line 3 - Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2013
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section) Resettlement Plans Nov 2013
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Updated Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Aug 2013
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Nhon-Hanoi Station Section): Social Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports May 2013
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project: Line 3 – Nhon to Ha Noi Railway Station Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2012
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project: Line 3 – Nhon to Ha Noi Railway Station (Fifth Monthly Report) Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2012
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project: Line 3 – Nhon to Ha Noi Railway Station (Fourth Monthly Report) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2012
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project: Line 3 – Nhon to Ha Noi Railway Station (Third Monthly Report) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2012
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project: Line 3 – Nhon to Ha Noi Railway Station (Second Monthly Report) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2011
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project: Line 3 – Nhon to Ha Noi Railway Station (First Monthly Report) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2011
Ha Noi Metro Rail System Project (Line 3: Nhon-Ha Noi Station Section): Resettlement Action Plan (as of Board approval) Resettlement Plans Feb 2011
Ha Noi Pilot Metro Light Metro Line Environmental Impact Assessments Aug 2010
Ha Noi Pilot Metro Light Metro Line Environmental Impact Assessments Aug 2010

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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