39175-013: VIE: GMS Kunming-Haiphong Transport Corridor: Yen Vien-Lao Cai Railway Upgrading Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project is designed to promote sustainable economic growth by rehabilitating 285 kilometers of railway line from Yen Vien station in the the northern suburbs of Hanoi to Lao Cai on the border with the People's Republic of China (the PRC). The Project will develop a safe, efficient, and environmentally sustainable railway transport system in the northwest region of Viet Nam, enhance connectivity with the PRC through the Kunming-Hai Phong transport corridor, and assist with institutional ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 39175-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2302
Loan No. 8227
Approval Date 21 Dec 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 60,000
Geographical Location Greater Mekong Subregion
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: B
Indigenous People: C


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