46168-001: SASEC Railway Connectivity, Akhaura-Laksam Double Track Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The main objective of the project is to construct the second track between Laksam and Akhaura to complete the seamless double track railway line in the Dhaka-Chittagong corridor and to upgrade the existing track according to the requirements of the Trans Asian Railway network. Dhaka and Chittagong are the two major metropolitan areas of Bangladesh. Dhaka is the main commercial and administrative center of the country; Chittagong is the primary seaport, accounting for about 90% of imports and exp... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 46168-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 475,400
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Rail Transport
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Regional cooperation and integration

 

 

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