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

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

27 Aug 2012

Loan

Bangladesh

Transport/Rail

Closed

$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)