43441-012: North-South Railway Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The proposed north-south railway line will improve Turkmenistan's accessibility to Kazakhstan, the Persian Gulf countries, the Russian Federation, and South Asia; and increase regional trade. The Project will contribute to sustainable economic growth in Turkmenistan and development of an integrated, efficient railway system in the region. The Project will reduce the transport cost, cut travel time, and improve accessibility to rural areas of the country. This will generate benefits beyond ... Read More

Country Turkmenistan
Project Number 43441-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7531
Approval Date 14 May 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 350
Geographical Location Bereket and Buzhun, Turkmenistan
Sector Transport
Subsector Rail transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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