CAREC Corridor 6 Marakand - Karshi Railway Electrification

CAREC Corridor 6 (Marakand–Karshi) Railway Electrification Project

Locations

Type

Rail

Status

Under Construction

Total Reported Cost

176.0 million USD

Initiatives

Start Date

Feb. 16 2012

Start of Construction

Planned Completion Date

Sept. 30 2016

Contractors

Consultants

Funders

Source(s) Amount
100,000,000 USD
76,000,000 USD

Description

The electrification project for the Marakand-Karshi railway will improve freight turnover and trade within Uzbekistan and in the broader region as the route connects to both Kazakhstan and Afghanistan.