Urumqi Urban Transport (II) Project (WB-P148527)

Countries
  • China
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Dec 21, 2015
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Borrower
People's Republic of China, Urumqi Comprehensive Transport Project Research Center
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Sectors
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 140.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 140.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 536.80 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 16, 2017

Disclosed by Bank May 1, 2015


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Project Description
According to World Bank website, the development objective of the Second Urumqi Urban Transport Project for China is to improve mobility in selected transport corridors in Urumqi. The project comprises of four components: 1. Bus rapid transit (BRT) corridors will finance the development of three new BRT lines (51.7 route-km) on existing road alignments: BRT 4 (20.1 km), BRT 6 (18.1 km), and BRT 6b (13.5 km). 2. Comprehensive transport information management system will support the development of the Urumqi comprehensive transport information management system (UCTIMS). 3. Public transport infrastructure will finance: (i) construction of a public transport hub at the South Square of the high speed rail station, including a BRT terminal, a regular bus terminal, and a public transport dispatching and information center; (ii) construction of public transport terminals at Beijiao, Midong and the North Square of the high speed rail station; and (iii) construction of two public transport parking and maintenance facilities at Sangong and Midong. 4. Capacity building includes a series of strategic studies, capacity building and training activities, and project management and consulting services aimed at enhancing local capacities for planning, designing, and operating urban transport services.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Team Leader: Yuhui Jiao World Bank No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. Binyam Reja Lead Transport Specialist, World Bank Telephone No.: 5788+7731 Email Address: breja@worldbank.org Borrower/Client/Recipient: People's Republic of China Licheng Yao Director, Int. Economic and Financial Cooperationa Dept, MOF Telephone No.: 68551174 Email Address: yaolicheng@sina.com Implementing Agency: Urumqi Urban Comprehensive Transport Project Research Center Ming Zhang, Director Telephone No.: 09914692795 Email Address: urumqipmo@126.com ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.