42533-012: Railway Development Study

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The study will focus on the northern part of Afghanistan and will assess the long-term traffic demand and the sector's capacity, review available options, and develop recommendations for the Government. The TA will carry out technical, social, environmental, financial, and economic assessments for two major routes: (i) from Hairatan at the border with Uzbekistan to Herat in the west via Mazar-e-Sharif, and (ii) from Shirkhan Bendar at the border with Tajikistan via Kunduz to Naibabad joining ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 42533-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7259
Approval Date 16 Jun 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,900
Geographical Location Northern part of Afghanistan.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Rail Transport
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Balabhaskara Reddy Bathula
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works
Abdul Qudus Hamidi

PDS Creation Date
27 Jul 2010

Last PDS Update
10 Jan 2012