36433-013: Taiyuan-Zhongwei Railway Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The main objective of the Project is to remove a constraint to sustainable economic growth that will help to increase standards of living and to reduce poverty in the project area. This will be achieved by providing affordable railway transportation in the unserved, less developed areas to create conditions necessary for developing local resources and generating employment and income enhancing opportunities. The Project comprises: (i) constructing 520 kms double track electrified standard ... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 36433-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2274
Approval Date 23 Nov 2006
Closing Date 20 Dec 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 300,000
Geographical Location Central part of Shanxi Province & Northwest of Shaanxi & Ningxia Province
Sector Transport
Subsector Rail transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: B

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