Bogdkhan Railway Bypass Investment Program (ADB-48329-001)

Countries
  • Mongolia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Ulaanbaatar
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jul 29, 2015
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Borrower
Government of Mongolia
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Sectors
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 11, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 28, 2016


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Project Description
The proposed investment program will develop the railway bypass line in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The impact of the investment program is an improved transport network for Ulaanbaatar. The outcome is enhanced efficiency of railway operations. The outputs of the program will be: Output 1: Bogdkhan railway bypass line developed. The alignment of the railway bypass will start from Rashaant station of Batsumber soum of Tuvaimag, cross near the New Airport constructed in Hushig valley of Tuvaimag, and connect to Maant station. Output 2: Capacity of Mongolian Railway in project management and implementation improved. This will support capacity building of the Mongolian railway on project implementation. CONSULTING SERVICES The PPTA will be implemented using an international consulting firm in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). An association with suitable domestic consultants is encouraged to complement consultant's local knowledge and experience. Recruitment for rail alignment study is ongoing.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Ministry of Road and Transportation 11 Chinggis Avenue, Sukhbaatar District Ulaanbaatar 14251 Mongolia ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main