35339-013: Yichang-Wanzhou Railway Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The Project is a new 377-kilometer (km) railway linking Yichang (Hubei Province) and Wanzhou (Chongqing Municipality). As part of the national railway system, the Yichang-Wanzhou Railway (YWR) will shorten the rail travel time and distance between eastern and western PRC and will provide affordable transportation in a poor area. The Project traverses eight counties/districts, five of which are poor counties eligible to receive national poverty reduction funds. About 75% of the total length ... Read More
China, People's Republic of
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2051
|Approval Date||15 Dec 2003|
|Closing Date||23 Dec 2011|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||500,000|
|Geographical Location||Hubei Province and Chongqing Municipality|
Transport and ICT
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Some gender benefits|
Indigenous People: B
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