Project Details
CAREC Railway Connectivity Investment Program
Summary:The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is required in order to produce a mutually agreeable multitranche financing facility (MFF) and tranche projects suitable for Asian Development Bank financing.
Expected Outcome:
Expected Outputs:The PPTA will design an MFF to assist the government in improving the railway corridor from Lahore to Peshawar.


The PPTA will also conduct a feasibility assessment for the 1st tranche project including preliminary engineering designs; cost estimating; technical, financial, economic, and socioeconomic analysis; environmental analysis; social impact assessment; a study for initial benchmark performance indicators; and preparation of project evaluation and monitoring framework.

Date Approved:2016
Expected Completion:2017
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $1,000,000
Government of Pakistan: $200,000
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page