43441-013: North-South Railway Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The north-south railway line will improve Turkmenistan's accessibility to Kazakhstan, the Persian Gulf countries, the Russian Federation, and South Asia. It will also increase regional trade. The project will contribute to sustainable economic growth in Turkmenistan and the development of an integrated and efficient railway system in the region. The project will reduce transport costs, cut travel times and improve accessibility to rural areas of the country. This will generate benefits beyond sa... Read More

Country Turkmenistan
Project Number 43441-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2737
Approval Date 15 Mar 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 125,000
Geographical Location Bereket and Buzhun, Turkmenistan
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport
/ Transport
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Dong-Soo Pyo
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Railway Transport of Turkmenistan
Mr. Bairam Annameredov

PDS Creation Date
25 May 2010

Last PDS Update
24 Jul 2014

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