43441-013: North-South Railway Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The north-south railway line will improve Turkmenistan's accessibility to Kazakhstan, the Persian Gulf countries, the Russian Federation, and South Asia. It will also increase regional trade. The project will contribute to sustainable economic growth in Turkmenistan and the development of an integrated and efficient railway system in the region. The project will reduce transport costs, cut travel times and improve accessibility to rural areas of the country. This will generate benefits ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2737
|Approval Date||15 Mar 2011|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||125,000|
|Geographical Location||Bereket and Buzhun, Turkmenistan|
|Subsector||Rail transport (non-urban)|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
|Drivers of Change||
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
Indigenous People: C
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