Project Details
CAREC Corridor 6 (Marakand–Karshi) Railway Electrification Project
Country:Uzbekistan
Sector:Transport
Summary:

The project covers

  • the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of electrification, signaling and telecommunication systems, supervision control and data acquisition (SCADA) system, ancillary works and provision of maintenance equipment on the 140-kilometer (km) railway section between Marakand and Karshi;
  • and construction supervision, project management support, and capacity development of Uzbekistan Temir Yullari (UTY).

Expected Outcome:The project will increase regional trade opportunities and accelerate the economic growth of Uzbekistan through improved railway operations between Marakand and Karshi.
Expected Outputs:
  • Electrification of the 140 km Marakand and Karshi railway section completed; and
  • institutional capacity of UTY strengthened.
Date Approved:2011
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2016
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $100 million
Government of Uzbekistan: $76 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page