China, People's Republic of: Railway Container Transport Development

Sovereign Project | 47065-001

Summary

The proposed TA is to help China Railway Corporation (CRC) develop an efficient and user-friendly rail-based intermodal system and support railway competitiveness and enhance logistics industry development in the PRC. These goals are included in the government's 12th Five-Year Plan as priority targets.

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Title Document Date
Railway Container Transport Development Sep 2013

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Project Name Railway Container Transport Development
Project Number 47065-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8464-PRC: Railway Container Transport Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 450,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The proposed TA is to help China Railway Corporation (CRC) develop an efficient and user-friendly rail-based intermodal system and support railway competitiveness and enhance logistics industry development in the PRC. These goals are included in the government's 12th Five-Year Plan as priority targets.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy It is aligned with ADB's country partnership strategy, which seeks to strengthen railway sustainability, and develop a sustainable integrated transport system. The proposed TA is also closely in line with the ADB's Sustainable Transport Initiative Operational Plan, which emphasizes the role of railways as an efficient, safe, and low-carbon transport mode, and identifies logistics development as one of four key opportunities for introducing new and enhanced ADB operations for sustainable transport.
Impact A sustainable, efficient, and environment-friendly rail-based intermodal container system (RICS) that supports domestic trade and regional cooperation developed in the PRC
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome RICS development strategy and institutional reform program are adopted by the CRC.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Recommendations for RICS development including technical standards, design criterion of containers and container terminals/ handling stations, and institutional arrangements

2. Action plan for RICS development in the PRC

3. Policy note summarizing the best practice and main findings of the TA

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Draft interim report to be submitted by 30 May 2015.
Geographical Location
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

A team of national consultants will be engaged by ADB through a consulting firm, on the basis of the quality- and cost-based selection method with a quality of the proposal (90%) and the cost of services to be provided (10%), and a simplified technical proposal will be required in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (March 2013, as amended from time to time).

ADB will engage individual international consultants in accordance with the Guideline of the Use of Consultants.

Procurement Procurement, if any, will be conducted in accordance with ADB Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Xiaoxin Chen
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
China Railway Corporation (Formerly MOR)10 Fuxing Road
Beijing 100844
People's Republic of China
Timetable
Concept Clearance 16 Aug 2013
Fact Finding 21 Aug 2013 to 23 Aug 2013
MRM -
Approval 26 Sep 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Mar 2015

TA 8464-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Sep 2013 24 Oct 2013 24 Oct 2013 31 Dec 2015 18 Mar 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
450,000.00 0.00 120,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 570,000.00 26 Sep 2013 43,376.00
Title Document Type Document Date
Railway Container Transport Development Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2013

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