China, People's Republic of : Policy Study on the Development of Intercity Railway in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Region

Sovereign Project | 49010-001

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Sluijter, Jurgen
    East Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    China, People's Republic of
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Transport
Project Name
Policy Study on the Development of Intercity Railway in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Region
Project Number
Country / Economy
  • China, People's Republic of
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8968-PRC: Policy Study on the Development of Intercity Railway in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas
  • Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
  • Governance and capacity development
  • Knowledge solutions
  • Private sector development
Sector / Subsector
  • Transport / Rail transport (non-urban)

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

Sustainable intercity railway services in the BTH region developed.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

Coordinated policies for integrated IC railway services in the BTH region developed.

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

1. IC Railway network planning for BTH region improved

2. Multi-modal hub plan for IC Railway Stations developed

3. Funding options for Intercity Railways formulated

4. Regulatory framework for Intercity Railways developed

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Six consultants have been recruited and commenced work. One more consultant being recruited. Inception mission was held on 25-29 October 2015.

Inception report was submitted on 4 March 2016.

Railway training modules are being prepared and final TA workshop will be held in May 2017. The TA will be completed on 31 May 2017.

Geographical Location
Beijing, Hebei, Tianjin

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Stakeholders from different provinces will be invited for the final TA workshop to disseminate TA results and seek feedback.


Responsible ADB Officer
Sluijter, Jurgen
Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transportation


Concept Clearance
14 Aug 2015
Fact Finding
15 Jun 2015 to 15 Jun 2015
02 Oct 2015
Last Review Mission
Last PDS Update
06 Apr 2017


TA 8968-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Oct 2015 04 Nov 2015 04 Nov 2015 31 Jan 2017 31 May 2017 16 Aug 2017
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
17 Jun 2022 333,241.91

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