Turkmenistan: North-South Railway Project

Sovereign Project | 43441-012 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Khan, Shakeel A. Central and West Asia Department Request for information
  • Turkmenistan
  • Technical Assistance
  • Transport
Project Name North-South Railway Project
Project Number 43441-012
Country Turkmenistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7531-TKM: North-South Railway Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 350,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bereket and Buzhun, Turkmenistan

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Since the Project covers signalling and communication system installation, information sharing was done with the central and local government officials, local communities, and the related service industry during the loan processing, which will continue during the detailed design.
During Project Implementation Information sharing will be conducted with the central and local government officials, local communities

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require about 21 person-months of consulting services (12 international and 9 national). Qualified consultants will be recruited individually by ADB in accordance with ADB's procedures for recruitment of individual consultants.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Khan, Shakeel A.
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Railway Transport of Turkmenistan
Mr. Rozymyrat Seyitkuliyev
744007, 7 Saparmyrat Turkmenbashy, The Great Avenue, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 24 May 2010
Last PDS Update 23 Jul 2011

TA 7531-TKM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 May 2010 31 May 2010 31 May 2010 31 Dec 2010 30 Jun 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
350,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 14 May 2010 275,537.99

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Proposed North-South Railway Project Initial Environmental Examination Feb 2011
Proposed North-South Railway Project (Draft) Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2010

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