According to the Bank's website, the project provides technical assistance to assess the economic potential of the Tbilisi-Yerevan rail corridor and identify viable investment interventions. It will conduct analyses on (i) rail freight and passenger demand assessment, including competition from other modes of transportation; (ii) pricing of current freight and passenger services; (iii) infrastructure investment needs to enable competitive rail services; (iv) required rolling stock investment; (v) connectivity options and obstacles on the Armenian and Georgian railway networks; and (vi) required organizational capacity building, in particular in terms of business development and marketing.
PROJECT CONTACT INFORMATION
Ministry of Economy 5 M. Mkrtchyan Street, Yerevan 0010, Republic of Armenia
Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia 2 Sanapiro Str., Tbilisi, 0105
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB
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