Kazakhstan: Astana Light Rail Transit Project

Sovereign Project | 45195-002 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Goalou, Bertrand Central and West Asia Department Request for information
  • Kazakhstan
  • Technical Assistance
  • Transport
Project Name Astana Light Rail Transit Project
Project Number 45195-002
Country Kazakhstan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7865-KAZ: Astana Light Rail Transit Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 565,000.00
TA 7865-KAZ: Astana Light Rail Transit Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 151,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban public transport

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
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 Astana

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 LRT project due diligence (international consultant 16 person-months and national consultant 4 person-months) requires a team of 8 experts -LRT specialist, transport economist and financial specialist, environmental specialist (international and national), social and resettlement specialist (international and national), gender specialist, and contract and procurement specialist- recruited as individual consultant.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Goalou, Bertrand
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Astana LRT LLP
10 floor, Business Center Asia
8 Auezov Street, Astana
Republic of Kazakhstan


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 20 Oct 2011

TA 7865-KAZ

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Sep 2011 14 Oct 2011 14 Oct 2011 30 Jun 2012 31 Dec 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
716,000.00 0.00 29,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 745,000.00 19 Sep 2011 433,468.29

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Title Document Type Document Date
Astana Light Rail Transit Project TA Completion Reports May 2014
Preparing the Astana Light Rail Transit Project Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2011

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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