Project Details
Railway Development Study
Country:Afghanistan
Sector:Transport
Summary:The technical assistance (TA) will carry out technical, social, environmental, financial, and economic assessments for two major routes: (i) from Hairatan at the border with Uzbekistan to Herat in the west via Mazar-e-Sharif, and (ii) from Shirkhan Bendar at the border with Tajikistan via Kunduz to Naibabad joining Mazar-e-Sharif to Herat.
Expected Outcome:Development of an affordable, safe, efficient, and sustainable railway system in the northern region of Afghanistan
Expected Outputs:Study on railway development in the northern part of Afghanistan
Date Approved:2009
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2011
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $1,900,000
Government of Afghanistan: $60,000
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page