Thailand: Preparing the Bangkok Mass Rapid Transit Integrated Ticketing Project

Sovereign Project | 40548-012 Status: Closed

Summary

The PPTA will support the Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) of the Ministry of Finance and the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) of the Ministry of Transport in developing a strategic approach, financing plan, implementation program, and project management arrangements to procure an integrated ticketing system for the new rail mass rapid transit (MRT) lines included under the Government's expansion plans for the network.

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Project Name Preparing the Bangkok Mass Rapid Transit Integrated Ticketing Project
Project Number 40548-012
Country Thailand
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7044-THA: Preparing the Bangkok Mass Rapid Transit Integrated Ticketing Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban public transport

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The PPTA will support the Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) of the Ministry of Finance and the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) of the Ministry of Transport in developing a strategic approach, financing plan, implementation program, and project management arrangements to procure an integrated ticketing system for the new rail mass rapid transit (MRT) lines included under the Government's expansion plans for the network.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Support the core strategic area of infrastructure development
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Thailand

Safeguard Categories

Environment
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples C

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 PPTA will be implemented by an international consulting frim with experience and expertise in providing advisory services for the design, procurement, and implementation of integrated ticketing systems (automated fare collectionX for urban MRT networks. It is estimated that 20 international person-months and 18 national person-months of input would be required over a period of 9 months, commencing in April 2008.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer James Lynch
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Thailand Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport
38 Thanon Ratchadamnoen Nok, Khet Pom Prab, Sattru Phai,
Bangkok 10100,
Public Debt Management Office
Ministry of Finance
Rama VI, Samsen Nai Pyathai
Bangkok 10400

Timetable

Concept Clearance 03 Oct 2007
Fact Finding 05 Oct 2007 to 10 Oct 2007
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Oct 2008
Last PDS Update 17 Apr 2010

TA 7044-THA

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Dec 2007 29 Jan 2008 29 Jan 2008 31 Dec 2008 31 Mar 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 17 Dec 2007 685,926.82

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