Project Details
North-South Railway Project
Summary:The proposed north-south railway line will improve Turkmenistan's accessibility to Kazakhstan, the Persian Gulf countries, the Russian Federation, and South Asia; and increase regional trade.
Expected Outcome:Better connectivity with neighboring countries and an efficient, safe, and reliable railway transport network in Turkmenistan
Expected Outputs:
  • Signaling and telecommunications for 311 kilometers of the railway between Bereket and Buzhun
  • Capacity of the Ministry of Railway Transportation enhanced, and asset management system established and maintained
Date Approved:2010
Expected Completion:2011
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $350,000
Government of Turkmenistan: $50,000
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page