43106-012: Railway Investment Development Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Armenia relies on its railway system for about 70% of imports and exports. The growing mining industry in south Armenia is emerging as a major industrial output to be transported to the ports of Black Sea. Armenia's closed borders with its neighbors entail high transport cost and therefore, transit of goods through Armenia is nonexistent. Faced with competing opportunities across the Caucasus for regional transport, Armenia is determined to develop transit routes across its territory to ... Read More

Country Armenia
Project Number 43106-012
Type or Modality of Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
Geographical Location Throughout Armenia
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Rail Transport



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Arto T. Ahonen
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport & Communication

PDS Creation Date
05 Jun 2009

Last PDS Update
22 Apr 2014