Tongi - Bhairab Bazar Railway Double Line Project (Construction)

Bangladesh: MFF - Railway Sector Investment Program (Subproject 1)

Locations

Type

Rail

Status

Completed

Total Reported Cost

277.0 million USD

Initiatives

Start Date

Start of Construction

2011

Planned Completion Date

2016

Contractors

Consultants

Implementers

Operators

Funders

Source(s) Amount
None
100,000,000 USD
30,000,000 USD

Description

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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