Tongi - Bhairab Bazar Double Tracking

Bangladesh Railway Sector Investment Program

Locations

Type

Rail

Status

Completed

Total Reported Cost

616.4 million USD

Initiatives

Start Date

Oct. 10 2006

Start of Construction

Oct. 2011

Planned Completion Date

Aug. 2016

Implementers

Operators

Funders

Source(s) Amount
430,000,000 USD
116,720,000 USD
22,000,000 USD
47,680,000 USD

Description

The Bangladesh Railway Sector Investment Program is a multi-tranche ADB financing project aiming to improve Bangladesh Rails' operation and safety record and connectivity in the region. There are several subprojects: 1. Tongi-Bhairab Bazar Double Line Track Construction. 2. Rehabilitation of yards and extension of loops at different stations in the Darsana-Ishurdi- Sirajganj Bazar section 3. Upgrading of Signaling at 11 Stations between Ishurdi and Darsana package. 4. Acquiring new locomotives from Indonesia.