Bangladesh: MFF - Railway Sector Investment Program (Subproject 1)
Total Reported Cost
277.0 million USD
Start of Construction
Planned Completion Date
This project encompasses the construction of a double-line railway between Tongi and Bhairab Bazar in Bangladesh. The project was partially financed by the ADB under the title "Bangladesh: MFF - Railway Sector Investment Program (Subproject 1)"
This is part of the ADB's "Railway Sector Investment Program" which is based on the Government's Sector Roadmap and Investment Plan for 2007-2013. It will improve the performance of the railway sector by implementing reform of sector policy, organizational, and capacity building reforms to make Bangladesh Railway (BR) more commercially focused and accountable, and an investment project of infrastructure and rolling stock capacity improvement investments to overcome capacity bottlenecks in sectors where such investments are both economically and financially viable. The ADB provided two loans for this project, 2316-BAN and 2317-BAN, of USD $100 million and USD $30 million, respectively.
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