Project Data Sheet

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program: Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 31 Mar 2015

Project Name Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 4
Country Bangladesh
Project/Program Number 32234-063
Status Proposed
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Transport
Subsector Rail transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)

Financing

Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Loan-Ordinary capital resources50,000
Counterpart 2,470
TOTAL US$ 52,470

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Description

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

efficient and safe railway transport in the Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Ishurdi-Darsana-Khulna/India corridors.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
improved railway transport capacity in the Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Ishurdi-Darsana-Khulna/India corridors
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Tongi-Bhairab Bazar Double Track subproject completed Yards rehabilitated and loops extended at different stations in the Darsana-Ishurdi-Sirajganj Bazar section Signaling upgraded at 11 Stations between Ishurdi and Darsana Construction supervision consulting services rendered
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing
Consulting Services
Procurement
Procurement and Consulting Notices
http://www.adb.org/projects/32234-063/business-opportunities

Timetable

Concept Clearance
Fact-finding
Management Review Meeting 04 Sep 2015
Approval

Milestones

Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual

Utilization

Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

Status of Covenants

Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.

Approval No. Category
Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safeguards Project Financial Statements
Loan -

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Markus Roesner (mroesner@adb.org)
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Bangladesh Railway (BR)

Links

Project Website http://www.adb.org/projects/32234-063/main
List of Project Documents http://www.adb.org/projects/32234-063/documents