Sri Lanka: Multimodal Transport Project

Sovereign Project | 41249-022

Summary

The PPTA will prepare the Multimodal Transport Project for possible financing by ADB. A feasibility study with preliminary engineering design for all project components and economic and financial assessment will be carried out. The main outcome of the TA will be the project design fully agreed to by the Government and ADB and related safeguards planning documents prepared.

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Project Name Multimodal Transport Project
Project Number 41249-022
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7600-SRI: Multimodal Transport Project
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The PPTA will prepare the Multimodal Transport Project for possible financing by ADB. A feasibility study with preliminary engineering design for all project components and economic and financial assessment will be carried out. The main outcome of the TA will be the project design fully agreed to by the Government and ADB and related safeguards planning documents prepared.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Country Partnership Strategy is closely aligned with the Government's efforts towards promoting broad-based and inclusive growth, catalyzing investment, and improving the effectiveness of development interventions. The PPTA will support inclusive growth by preparing investment for multimodal hinterland transport and establish integrated multimodal logistics center in dry ports, which will create employment opportunities by enhancing access for Sri Lanka's economy to international markets.
Impact Improve transport network
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved efficiency of railway transport network
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Establishment of dry port with railway link to Colombo Port
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Colombo
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 was carried out by a firm of consultants consisting of experts in transport planning, railway engineering, road and bridge design, transport economics and financial analysis, public private partnership (PPP), procurement and contract management, social impact assessment, involuntary resettlement and environmental assessment. The consultants firm was recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. The consultant was selected in accordance with ADB's quality and cost based selection method with a quality to cost ratio of 90:10. Simplified technical proposals were submitted.

(1) 17 person-months of International inputs on transport planning, railway engineering, multimodal transport, PPP, procurement, and transport economics

(2) 42 person-months of national inputs on transport planning, road and bridge engineering, railway engineering, logistics and supply chain, intermodal, transport economics, traffic modeling, financial analysis, social development, environment, and resettlement.

Responsible ADB Officer Markus Roesner
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of TransportAdditional Secretaryudayanmallawa@yahoo.comNo. 01 D.R. Wijawandara Mw. Colombo 10, Sri Lanka
Timetable
Concept Clearance 17 Sep 2010
Fact Finding 22 Apr 2010 to 27 Apr 2010
MRM -
Approval 17 Sep 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 03 Jun 2010
Last PDS Update 03 Jun 2010

TA 7600-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Sep 2010 08 Dec 2010 08 Dec 2010 31 Jul 2011 31 Jul 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,000,000.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,250,000.00 17 Sep 2010 976,183.70
Title Document Type Document Date
Multimodal Transport Project TA Completion Reports Jul 2014
Multimodal Transport Project: Final Report Consultants' Reports Jun 2012
Multimodal Transport Project Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Mar 2010

Safeguard Documents

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Evaluation Documents

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