Project Details
CAREC Corridor 2 (Pap-Namangan-Andijan) Railway Electrification Project
Country:Uzbekistan
Sector:Transport
Summary:The proposed project will electrify the missing 145.1 kilometers (km) of non-electrified track linking major cities in the populous Fergana Valley with Tashkent. This will facilitate direct and efficient operation of both freight and passenger train services, and promote economic and social development of the Fergana Valley.
Expected Outcome:The project will increase the mobility of goods and people in the Fergana Valley, improve environmental and safety performance of railways, and accelerate regional connectivity.
Expected Outputs:The project components consist of
  • installation of catenary system for the existing track, 6.7 km bypass and within Andijan Depot;
  • construction of two traction substations and section posts;
  • installation of signaling, telecommunications, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system;
  • construction of external power supply, and
  • maintenance machinery/equipment purchase.
Date Approved:2017
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2020
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $80,000,000
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page
Preparation of CAREC Corridor 2 (Pap-Namangan-Andijan) Railway Electrification Project – Technical Assistance