35354-013: Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway Development Project (formerly Lanyu Railway)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway (LCR) Development Project is in Chongqing municipality and the northwestern part of Sichuan and Gansu provinces, a relatively poor area. It is designed to promote sustainable economic growth by building 820 kilometers (km) of railway line from Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province, to Chongqing. The Project will (i) develop an efficient, safe, affordable, and environmentally sustainable railway transport system in the region; and (ii) help create more ... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 35354-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2471
Loan No. -
TA No. 7171
Approval Date 18 Nov 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 300,000
Geographical Location Gansu, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Chongqing
Sector Transport
Subsector Rail transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: B

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