TCDD - Halkali Kapikule Line (EBRD-51582)

Countries
  • Turkey
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Mar 10, 2021
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Borrower
Republic of Turkey - Ministry of Treasury and Finance
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Sectors
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 112.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 100,000,000.00
Converted using 2020-07-03 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 746.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 663,500,032.00
Converted using 2020-07-03 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Jul 17, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Jul 3, 2020


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Project Description

According to the Bank's website, the project provides funding to the Republic of Turkey to fund the construction of 76 km section of a new high-speed railway line from Halkali station, Istanbul, to just before Cerkezkoy station.The project is the second phase of the new high-speed railway between Istanbul and Kapikule (the Halkali - Kapikule railway line).  Turkish State Railways (TCDD) will be the beneficiary of the loan and responsible for the project's implementation.

Investment Description
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is providing parallel financing.

Private Actors
Contact Information

Ministry of Treasure and Finance
Contact Name: Izzet Yerdes (Ministry of Treasury and Finance General Directorate of Foreign Economic Relations)
Telephone: +90 312 204 73 62
Website:  www.hmb.gov.tr
Email: dei_pfd@hmb.gov.tr 
Postal Address: Inönü Bulvari No:36 06510 Emek/Ankara

Turkish State Railways
Contact Name: Hasan Pezuk (Head Department of Railway Modernisation – General Directorate of Turkish State Railways)
Telephone: +90 312 520 0202
Website:  www.tcdd.gov.tr
Email: hasanpezuk@tcdd.gov.tr
Postal Address: Haci Bayram Mahallesi, Hipodrom Caddesi, No:3, 06050, Altindag / Ankara

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