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Myanmar: Railway Modernization Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 47087-006 Status: Proposed

The proposed project (the Project) will (i) upgrade railway infrastructure for the 238 kilometers (km) single non-electrified railway line linking Yangon and Pyay, (ii) modernize track maintenance of Myanma Railways (MR), and (iii) strengthen MR's institutional capacity. The Project will improve railway sector competitiveness and sustainability through developing an efficient, modern, safe, and environmentally friendly transportation system.

Project Details

Project Officer
Takeshi Fukayama Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Myanmar
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Railway Modernization Project
Project Number 47087-006
Country Myanmar
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Railway Modernization Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 200.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Rail transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed project (the Project) will (i) upgrade railway infrastructure for the 238 kilometers (km) single non-electrified railway line linking Yangon and Pyay, (ii) modernize track maintenance of Myanma Railways (MR), and (iii) strengthen MR's institutional capacity. The Project will improve railway sector competitiveness and sustainability through developing an efficient, modern, safe, and environmentally friendly transportation system.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy .
Impact Efficient, modern, safe, and environmentally-friendly transportation system developed
Outcome Competitiveness and sustainability in railway sector improved
Outputs Railway infrastructure for the Yangon-Pyay section rehabilitated
Geographical Location Pyay District, Yangon Region
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects Still the project is in preparation stage.
Involuntary Resettlement Still the project is in preparation stage.
Indigenous Peoples Still the project is in preparation stage.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Still the project is in preparation stage.
During Project Implementation Still the project is in preparation stage.
Responsible ADB Officer Takeshi Fukayama
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport and Communications
Yangon
Union of Myanmar
Timetable
Concept Clearance 23 Jan 2018
Fact Finding 20 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2020
MRM 31 Oct 2020
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Mar 2019

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