Bangladesh: Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 2

This multitranche financing investment program aims to improve the performance of Bangladesh's railway sector by implementing (i) a project in sector policy, organizational, and capacity building reforms; and (ii) an investment project of infrastructure and rolling stock capacity improvement investments. The second tranche of the investment program focuses on continued infrastructure rehabilitation.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval22 Dec 2011
Funding TypeLoan
CountryBangladesh
SectorTransport/Rail
StatusClosed
Total Cost$165.20 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Completed Tongi-Bhairab Bazar 64 kilometer section of double track

Improved signaling system Darsana-Ishurdi

Rehabilitated yards and extended loops in the Darsana-Ishurdi-Sirajganj Bazar railway section

FINANCING

$150 million (Asian Development Bank)

$15.2 million (Government of Bangladesh)