35339-013: Yichang-Wanzhou Railway Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

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

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 35339-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 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
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Rail Transport
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: B

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