Project Details
Pap-Angren Railway
Country:Uzbekistan
Sector:Transport
Summary:The project will reduce transport costs and increase transport capacity and reliability through the construction of a rail link between the Uzbek part of the Ferghana Valley and the rest of Uzbekistan.
Expected Outcome:The construction of the railway will expand market access of small and medium enterprises, help increase their profits, and stimulate growing demand for workers in some key sectors such as textiles and services.
Expected Outputs:The project consists of six components:
  • rail main infrastructure;
  • rail electrification, signaling, track maintenance and railway video surveillance system;
  • power distribution line;
  • technical assistance to Uzbekistan Temir Yollari (UTY) for supporting railway construction;
  • technical assistance to UTY for improving railway logistics;
  • and implementation support.
Date Approved:2015
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2019
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:World Bank: $195 million
Government of Uzbekistan: $1.9 million
Links/Documents:World Bank Project Page
PRESS RELEASE: 7.6 Million People in Uzbekistan Will Benefit from Better Inter-regional Accessibility by Railway Link