39500-023: Ho Chi Minh City Urban Mass Rapid Transit Line 2 Investment Program - Tranche 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed project supports the development one of three priority urban rail MRT lines in HCMC to support the establishment of a sustainable urban transportation system. The construction of MRT Line 2 (MRT2) will facilitate public transport access and connectivity in six central districts of HCMC, promote a modal shift from private to public transport, and support low-carbon transport that reduces greenhouse gas emissions. The project directly supports implementation of the MRT2 project, ... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 39500-023
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2731
Loan No. -
Approval Date 22 Dec 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 40,000
Geographical Location Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Sector Transport
Subsector Urban public transport
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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