42019-013: Mountain Railway Safety Enhancement Project | Asian Development Bank

China, People's Republic of: Mountain Railway Safety Enhancement Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 42019-013 Status: Active

The Asian Development Bank is working with the People's Republic of China to improve railway transport. The project is making rail travel safeter and improving access to markets, employment, education and medical facilities.

Project Details

Project Officer
Saxena, Sharad East Asia Department Request for information
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Loan
  • Transport
Project Name Mountain Railway Safety Enhancement Project
Project Number 42019-013
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3556-PRC: Mountain Railway Safety Enhancement Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 180.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Rail transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description to be determined
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact to be determined
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome to be determined
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs to be determined
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects Environmental impacts of the safety equipment installation will be limited. Occupational health and safety measures and attention to solid waste management will be incorporated into the project and will be consistent with national laws and regulations.
Involuntary Resettlement No adverse involuntary resettlement impact is foreseen from the implementation of the project.
Indigenous Peoples No adverse indigenous peoples impact is foreseen from the implementation of the project.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultation and participation strategy to ensure meaningful consultation with all stakeholders will be conducted during the project design phase.
During Project Implementation The implementing agency will undertake consultations with key stakeholders.
Responsible ADB Officer Saxena, Sharad
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
China Railway Corporation (Formerly Ministry of Railways)
[email protected]
10 Fuxing Road
Beijing 100844
People's Republic of China
Concept Clearance 16 Jun 2016
Fact Finding 15 Nov 2016 to 18 Nov 2016
MRM 15 Feb 2017
Approval 25 Aug 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Mar 2018

Loan 3556-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
25 Aug 2017 04 Jan 2018 04 Apr 2018 31 Dec 2024 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 860.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 180.00 25 Aug 2017 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 680.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 25 Aug 2017 0.00 0.00 0%

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