Bangladesh: SASEC Railway Connectivity Investment Program

This project preparatory technical assistance provides additional studies for processing the Investment Program, updates design by Bangladesh Railway, and supports the procurement phase of the project. The project could help create a logistics chain with possible private sector involvement linking the Inland Container Depot with Chittagong Port.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval18 Dec 2013
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryBangladesh
SectorTransport/Rail
StatusOngoing
Total Cost$1.50 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Railway Sector Master Plan Updated

Design for the Dhirasram Inland Container Depot (ICD) and associated structures updated

Feasibility studies and status of rolling stock maintenance assessed

FINANCING

$1.5 million (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Technical Assistance Special Fund)