Viet Nam: Strengthening Operations and Business Processes in Viet Nam Railways

Sovereign Project | 41672-012

Summary

The investment project support Vietnam's economic development and strengthen regional cooperation by physically enabling high capacity, cost effective and efficient railway services on the GMS North-South Transport Corridor between Lao Cai and Yien Vinh Station in Hanoi.

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Project Name Strengthening Operations and Business Processes in Viet Nam Railways
Project Number 41672-012
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7018-VIE: Strengthening Operations and Business Processes in Viet Nam Railways
ATF AFD GMS Project Preparation Fund US$ 980,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The investment project support Vietnam's economic development and strengthen regional cooperation by physically enabling high capacity, cost effective and efficient railway services on the GMS North-South Transport Corridor between Lao Cai and Yien Vinh Station in Hanoi.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact More cost effective and efficient railway services are attained to support economic growth and regional trade.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved railway cross-border operations and a modernized accounting system operating on a pilot basis.
Progress Toward Outcome TA completed.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

A road map for improvement of cross-border facilities and procedures adopted

A new system of accounts implemented in selected VNR units

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Lao Cai Border Traffic Study completed in May 2009.

Workshops were held at Hanoi and HCMC in Sep 2009.

Design Report submitted in Sep 2009.

TA Review Mission fielded 19-23 November 2009.

Final report submitted in April 2010.

Procurement equipment and software for pilot FMIS completed, FMIS training ongoing.

Geographical Location Hanoi, Viet Nam
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 An international consulting firm in association with national consultants will be selected and engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. A total of about 21 person-months of international and 31 person-months of national consulting services will be required. The consultants will have extensive expertise in accounting, automation, auditing and transport.
Responsible ADB Officer Munawar Alam
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Viet Nam Railways (VNR)Mr. Ngo Anh Taotao.ngoanh@vr.com.vn118 Le Duan Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Timetable
Concept Clearance 05 Aug 2005
Fact Finding 15 May 2006 to 26 May 2006
MRM -
Approval 12 Dec 2007
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 15 Jul 2009
Last PDS Update 02 Sep 2011

TA 7018-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2007 31 Jul 2008 31 Jul 2008 30 Apr 2010 30 Apr 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 980,000.00 120,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,100,000.00 12 Dec 2007 915,892.69

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