China, People's Republic of: Enhancing the Competitiveness and Efficiency of Railway Passenger Operations Project

Sovereign Project | 39241-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Enhancing the Competitiveness and Efficiency of Railway Passenger Operations Project
Project Number 39241-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7147-PRC: Enhancing the Competitiveness and Efficiency of Railway Passenger Operations Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The TA will be cancelled.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Consultants work commenced on 9 March 2010. The Inception Report was submitted on 29 March 2010. The revised Inception Report was submitted on 21 July 2010 and 23 September 2010. At a tripartite meeting held on 20 August 2010, the methodology of the TA was discussed and agreeed. The consulting team was re-organized in May 2011. The revised Inception Report was submitted based on the results of the tripartite meeting held on 11 August 2011. The consulting team did not submit an interim report. Services of consuling services terminated as 31 March 2012.
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 international consulting firm in association with national consultants will be engaged by ADB using the simplified technical proposal procedures based on the quality and cost-based selection method in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time) and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for engaging national consultants. The TA will require about 14 person-months of international and about 17 person-months of national consulting services to carry out the terms of reference. The international consultants will have experience in similar assignments in the following fields of the railway passenger transport: (i) transport planning including knowledge of models, methods and principles of transport segregation between high speed and conventional railways, (ii) transport organization strategic management, (iii) pricing and tariff policies, (iv) sales and marketing strategy, and (v) transport services. The national consultants will have expertise for railway passenger transport: (i) transport planning, (ii) sales and marketing strategy, (iii) pricing and tariff issues, (iv) transport services, and (v) management system.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Tian, Valeri D.
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
China Railway Corporation (Formerly Ministry of Railways)
Mr. Liu Junfu
No. 10 Fuxing Road Beijing 100844


Concept Clearance 21 Mar 2007
Fact Finding 23 Jun 2008 to 27 Jun 2008
Approval 08 Oct 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 25 Apr 2007
Last PDS Update 12 Sep 2012

TA 7147-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Oct 2008 05 Nov 2008 05 Nov 2008 30 Sep 2009 31 May 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 140,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 640,000.00 08 Oct 2008 122,170.15

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